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stockjobber

[stok-job-er] /ˈstɒkˌdʒɒb ər/
noun
1.
a stock salesperson, especially one who sells or promotes worthless securities.
2.
British. a stock-exchange operator who acts as an intermediary between brokers.
Origin of stockjobber
1620-1630
First recorded in 1620-30; stock + jobber
Related forms
stockjobbery, stockjobbing, noun
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stockjobber

/ˈstɒkˌdʒɒbə/
noun
1.
(Brit) (formerly) a wholesale dealer on a stock exchange who sold securities to brokers without transacting directly with the public Often shortened to jobber See also market maker
2.
(US, derogatory) a stockbroker, esp one dealing in worthless securities
Derived Forms
stockjobbery, stockjobbing, noun
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