a certificate evidencing ownership of one or more shares of stock in a corporation.
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. …
Today is a stock market “quadruple witching day.” What does that mean?
Financial markets climb and plunge for all sorts of reasons, some of which are rational and some that seem like they are based in hocus pocus. The third Friday of June is typically a quadruple witching day, which sounds like magic but actually describes a logical yet hectic event. The four things the “quadruple” refers to are the expiration of contracts for stock index futures, stock …
Origin of stock certificate
First recorded in 1860–65
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You'll get a stock-certificate, which you may keep or tear up and throw into the waste-basket, just as you please.The City of Numbered Days
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