Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The business of dealing in stocks or shares; the purchase and sale of stocks, bonds, etc., as carried on by jobbers who operate on their own account.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or art of dealing in stocks; the business of a stockjobber.
- From stockjobber. (Wiktionary)
“The large capitalization is primarily for the purpose of concealing as far as possible the unreasonably large profits, although it often serves other ends, especially in stockjobbing schemes, and indirectly aids in the advance of rates.”
“No wonder we all long for London, where stockjobbing is the rage.”
“We cannot make our fortune with official positions, nor with stockjobbing tricks.”
“The sudden signing of it, when war was well nigh pronounced by the prime minister, gave rise to stockjobbing, and in the course of a few days large fortunes were made in Change-alley.”
“Battling with stockjobbing ladies, meeting all their wiles and tricks, or embarking in the Hades of the city's politics!”
“An order was directly signed by Louis, according to which the police commissary, Chazot, was to arrest the manufacturer Leboure, of Lyons, and put him into a post-chaise, under the care of two gendarmes, who were to see him safe to Lyons, where he was to sign a promise of not returning to Paris without the permission of Government, being suspected of stockjobbing (agiotage).”
“Paris without the permission of Government, being suspected of stockjobbing (agiotage).”
“He apprehended it would be productive of much stockjobbing, and that they would play into one another's hands in such a manner as that this property would be lost to the country.”
“As it has, thank God, turned out to be a hoax, a most wicked hoax, of some stockjobbing or traitorous wretch at Liverpool, I shall not waste your time and sympathies by telling you of the anxious hours we spent till seven in the evening, when the truth was made out.”
“In addition to these independent enterprises, the telephone has unfortunately furnished an opportunity for stockjobbing schemes on a considerable scale.”
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