a trading market in which notes, bills, and other negotiable instruments are discounted.
dd’s DiscountsRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Um. . . something called a “Hindenburg Omen” has the stock market concerned. What does it means?It sounds like a sequel to “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” but a “Hindenburg Omen” isn’t any fun. If you want to call attention to potential bad news, it’s hard to go wrong with the name “Hindenburg.” Paul von Hindenburg was a celebrated World War I general and a less celebrated President of Germany. The more infamous Hindenburg, however, is the dirigible named for the general and its corresponding disaster. …
- discount broker,
- discount house,
- discount rate,
- discount store,
- discounted cash flow,
Origin of discount market
First recorded in 1890–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
the part of the money market consisting of banks, discount houses, and brokers on which bills are discounted
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012