Definitions

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  • adj. Impossible to trade.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ tradable

Examples

  • In the untradable sector, the story is one of rapidly rising employment but not so rapid a rise in output, which has translated into stagnant wages and benefits, both because of the slower growth in productivity and the increased competition in the labor market from all those workers laid off by the tradable sector.

    Key to job growth, equality is boosting tradable sector of economy

  • Greek bonds are close to untradable and the yields on the debt of fellow heavily indebted southern European countries Portuguese and Spanish are rising.

    How to Pitch Italian Bonds Amid Euro-Zone Contagion

  • Seymour Lowell was trapped in auction-rate securities from Nuveen Investments Inc., rendered untradable since 2008 and paying low interest rates.

    Auction-Rate Yard Sale

  • Beijing has been largely isolated from the global cheap-money era, and will be protected from its demise, by an untradable currency and central-government control over bank lending.

    BURSTING BUBBLES

  • Economic performance and stock performance do occasionally diverge, but China's markets are also saddled with other problems, including big blocks of untradable state-owned shares, high valuations and limited market access.

    Playing With Fire

  • Of course Kwame is right to keep Holmes on ice, but nothing destroys the trade fabric of a league faster than designating a stud RB “untradable.”

    Why Fantasy Football Matters

  • They are not cash-strapped with untradable salaries.

    USATODAY.com - Wizards show Jordan the door

  • Yes, Jordan traded the untradable Juwan Howard contract, created more flexibility by dumping Mitch Richmond, Rod Strickland and Ike Austin and modernized a Jurassic scouting department.

    USATODAY.com - Jordan needs to finish job in D.C.

  • The team already has a $102 million payroll and several untradable contracts.

    USATODAY.com - National League West

  • The high-priced talent you have is untradable, so why try to rebuild?

    News - chicagotribune.com

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