Definitions

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  • n. An ownership interest in one or more companies' stock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ownership of stocks; the state or fact of holding stock
  • n. a specific number of stocks or shares owned

Etymologies

stock +‎ holding (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Germans aren't exactly known as a stockholding people.

    Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE

  • Rather than curbing financial engineering, the study found, the stamp tax has driven down stockholding and increased trading in derivatives.

    Europe's Bad Tax Brainstorm

  • The rest will come from countries such as the U.K. and France, which aren't actually selling reserves, but simply lowering their stockholding requirements for industry.

    IEA Defensive As Oil Stays Put

  • Goldman Sachs on Friday tempered its opinion on the affect the oil stock draw would have on the market, after it emerged that more than 20 million of the 60 million barrels would be released by lowering government-mandated stockholding requirements, rather than through direct sales of stock.

    Oil Prices Steady

  • But analysts at Goldman Sachs say the reduction in stockholding requirements "will have an almost negligible impact on oil prices."

    IEA Defends Oil Release

  • "We expect that the impact of lowering stockholding requirements will have an almost negligible impact on oil prices," Goldman said in its Friday note.

    Oil Prices Steady

  • While the government extended the period of sugar stockholding limits, it cushioned the move by raising the cap on stock quantity to 500 metric tons from 200 tons from April 1, another statement said.

    India Extends Stockholding Curbs

  • NEW DELHI – India Thursday extended stockholding curbs on the quantity of sugar, edible oils and oilseed stocks that traders and wholesale dealers can hold by six months to Sept. 30 to keep a lid on food prices, a government statement said.

    India Extends Stockholding Curbs

  • The rest will come from countries like the U.K. and France, which aren't actually selling reserves, but simply lowering their stockholding requirements for industry.

    IEA Defends Oil Release

  • The fund buys when markets fall, but quickly sells once a stockholding reaches the fund team's target price.

    John Hancock Fund Hunts for Dominance

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