play the money/stock market

play the money/stock market
Ⅰ.
play the (money/stock) market
FINANCE to trade shares, bonds, etc., especially in order to make money quickly, rather than to invest over a longer period: »

Spread betting companies offer an opportunity for private individuals to play the stock market.

Main Entry: play
Ⅱ.
play the market
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to risk money buying and selling shares, etc.: »

He had an instinct for finance, subscribed to the Wall Street Journal, and played the market.

Main Entry: market

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • play the money market — Ⅰ. play the (money/stock) market ► FINANCE to trade shares, bonds, etc., especially in order to make money quickly, rather than to invest over a longer period: »Spread betting companies offer an opportunity for private individuals to play the… …   Financial and business terms

  • play the stock market — Ⅰ. play the (money/stock) market ► FINANCE to trade shares, bonds, etc., especially in order to make money quickly, rather than to invest over a longer period: »Spread betting companies offer an opportunity for private individuals to play the… …   Financial and business terms

  • play the market — Ⅰ. play the (money/stock) market ► FINANCE to trade shares, bonds, etc., especially in order to make money quickly, rather than to invest over a longer period: »Spread betting companies offer an opportunity for private individuals to play the… …   Financial and business terms

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  • play the market — {v. phr.} To try to make money on the stock market by buying and selling stocks, * /John lost all his savings playing the market./ * /Sometimes Mr. Smith makes a lot of money when he plays the market, and sometimes he loses./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play the market — {v. phr.} To try to make money on the stock market by buying and selling stocks, * /John lost all his savings playing the market./ * /Sometimes Mr. Smith makes a lot of money when he plays the market, and sometimes he loses./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play\ the\ market — v. phr. To try to make money on the stock market by buying and selling stocks, John lost all his savings playing the market. Sometimes Mr. Smith makes a lot of money when he plays the market, and sometimes he loses …   Словарь американских идиом

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