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  • n. Money paid as a compensation to a person injured.


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  • Are some of the smart-money crowd playing investors for suckers?

    A Margin for Error in Hedge-Fund Filings

  • By mid-May, smart-money investors turned bullish, while the dumb money retrenched, according to SentimenTrader.

    How to profit by betting against the crowd

  • At the end of June, a similar spike in smart-money bulls offset dumb-money bears.

    How to profit by betting against the crowd

  • So Fox went against Conventional Wisdom and programmed a Guy Film on Superbowl Sunday and got itself a #1 film that came in way above smart-money estimates.

    End of Month B.O.

  • And recently there's been some heavy put-option trading in the stock, hinting that perhaps some smart-money bets are being laid on a poor earnings report next week.

    Another Eminence Tarnished by the Bear

  • You might think the biggest smart-money bets were lost from imploding stocks of well-known Internet companies like Priceline, Yahoo and Amazon.

    Dumb Deals 101

  • Rather than trying to develop a Google rival, the METI consortium will focus on developing technology used to search and analyze information available not only online but also on mobile phones, smart-money cards and other electronic media, like real-time car navigation systems.

    Building Search From Scratch

  • Meantime, another crowd of "smart-money investors" are making the opposite bet.

    Why J.P. Morgan

  • In nine contract expiration months of the next 13, the smart-money low forecasts are actually above the currently quoted settlement prices.

    Smart Money Sees Upside In Oil Stocks

  • Apparently he found no difficulty in getting rid of Supple Tam, and recovering possession of his former Bucephalus, for he accomplished the exchange without being many minutes absent; nor did I hear further of his having paid any smart-money for breach of bargain.

    Rob Roy


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