stock-gambling love

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  • Du Tillet used it only for his stock-gambling, about which Nathan understood next to nothing; but he had given, through Nucingen, an assurance to Rastignac that the paper would be tacitly obliging to the government on the sole condition of supporting his candidacy for Monsieur de

    A Daughter of Eve

  • So, after a stock-gambling crash and a mild recession, we had the worst recovery since the Great Depression.

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  • The guiding intelligences necessary for the successful building and successful management of railroads should receive ample remuneration; but no man should be allowed to make money in connection with railroads out of fraudulent over-capitalization and kindred stock-gambling performances; there must be no defrauding of investors, oppression of the farmers and business men who ship freight, or callous disregard of the rights and needs of the employees.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • They controlled all three of the big insurance companies, with their resources of four or five hundred million dollars; one of them controlled a great transcontinental railroad system, which alone kept a twenty-or thirty-million dollar "surplus" for stock-gambling purposes.

    The Moneychangers

  • In a small way — though not for long — I caught the stock-gambling fever.

    Marse Henry : an autobiography,

  • In that capacity he had acted, from time to time, for a railroad with many axes to grind, a widespread stock-gambling enterprise, a minor political ring, a liquor combination, and a millionaire widow from the West who innocently believed that publicity, as manipulated by Mr. Ives, could gain social prestige for her in the East.

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  • It has never been dollar-mad, nor frenzied by the virus of stock-gambling.

    The History of the Telephone

  • I didn't notice any signs that they were interested in stock-gambling.

    The Titan

  • But now here was George W. Stener with a proposition which was not quite the same thing as stock-gambling, and yet it was.

    The Financier, a novel

  • When Abe returned to his place of business that day he had developed a typical case of stock-gambling fever, with which he proceeded to inoculate Morris as soon as the latter came back from lunch.

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