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trading

Vox populi The exchange of one thing of value for another. See Insider trading.
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His probation was generally passed at the interior trading posts; removed for years from civilized society, leading a life almost as wild and precarious as the savages around him; exposed to the severities of a northern winter, often suffering from a scarcity of food, and sometimes destitute for a long time of both bread and salt.
Here two or three of the leading partners from Montreal proceeded once a year to meet the partners from the various trading posts of the wilderness, to discuss the affairs of the company during the preceding year, and to arrange plans for the future.
WITH THE EXPLOSIVE growth of online brokerage firms, it seems that practically everyone is trying to make money by trading stocks electronically.
For one thing, a typical individual investor can get into the online trading game with a personal computer and less than $100.
Her experience illustrates the thrills of day trading, the despair that sometimes occurs and the personal and professional lessons to be learned along the way.
Before she started day trading, she was a successful stockbroker for Prudential Securities.
Armed with this background and experience, Jones was confident she would be successful at day trading.