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Amex abbreviation of "American Stock Exchange."
ASE abbreviation of "American Stock Exchange."
aspic1 a gelatin, usu. of meat or fish stock, used as a garnish for fish or meat or to make a mold of various foods.
bait-and-switch a sales tactic in which a seller attracts customers by advertising at a bargain price one item that is often out of stock, and then diverts their attention by encouraging them to buy another item at a higher price. [1/2 definitions]
bear2 one who believes that prices will fall in a particular market such as the stock market, esp. one who sells on the basis of this expectation. (Cf. bull1.) [2/5 definitions]
bearish of or pertaining to a real or expected decline in the stock market or in the economy. [1/2 definitions]
blank to stamp or punch out of flat stock, esp. with a die. [1/12 definitions]
blood racial or national ancestral stock. [1/7 definitions]
blue-chip denoting common stock that commands a high price because of its record of steady earnings. [1/2 definitions]
blue chip a high-priced common stock, valued for the company's financial strength and earnings record. [1/3 definitions]
book value the value of a business, asset, share of stock, or the like, as shown in the financial accounting records. (Cf. market value.)
bordelaise sauce (sometimes cap.) a dark sauce for meat, made of stock, flour, wine, onions, and seasoning.
bouillon a thin, usu. clear broth, or the stock for making such a broth.
bourse a stock exchange of a European city, esp. of Paris, France.
bull1 one who believes that prices will rise in a particular market such as the stock market, esp. one who buys on the basis of this expectation. (Cf. bear2.) [1/9 definitions]
bullish of, concerning, or characteristic of a booming economy or stock market or a person who expects it to be so. [1/3 definitions]
calf's-foot jelly the cooled gelatinous edible stock of boiled calves' feet.
capital stock the entire amount of stock authorized for issue by a corporation. [2 definitions]
carry to have in stock. [1/16 definitions]
clearance sale a sale of retail merchandise designed to dispose of inventory, as of seasonal stock, usu. at reduced prices.
commedia dell'arte a type of Italian comedy developed in the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries in which masked players depicted stereotyped characters in stock situations.