from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal An arbitrageur.
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- n. One who engages in arbitrage, an arbitrageur.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential); shortened form of arbitrageur.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)
For so-called arb traders, 3Com is the latest installment in what could be called the LBO Horror Show.
What a total random stroke of luck. is exactly the kind of tripe that is dragged out in a salary arb, which is why the Giants should shun it.
At the Board of Trade, orders were still carried to the pits on pieces of paper by runners and clerks, and then shouted out by traders or 'flashed' to others in the pit using the hand signal language known as 'arb'-an abbreviation for arbitrage, the exploitation of discrepancies in prices.
Set on a planet called Arbre (pronounced "arb"), Anathem documents a civilization split between two cultures: an indulgent Saecular general population (hooked on casinos, shopping in megastores, trashing the environment—sound familiar?)
Will arb firms trade these companies, inflating their prices prior to the index inclusion to take advantage of a government regulation?
Rather than shorting the acquirer's stock, which many merger-arb funds do when the acquirer is using its own stock for currency, the ETF uses futures contracts on the S
In a straight tender, the arb buys stock soon after the offering is announced and waits out the thirty days, probably rounding out his position along the way.
That looks a bit arb… Ai meenz wif teh miaowin adn yowlin!
We lean toward advisers and investors, not traders (with the exception of risk arb); institutions, not consumers.
The reason it was still logical to do the arb, is that outside i.e. shadow banking capital, was cheaper than for the regulated bank.
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