Origin of stock market
Examples from the Web for stock market
Now, stock-market milestones are obviously symbolic and generally meaningless.
Shiller reminds us that Japan, which had a dual housing and stock-market bubble, saw two lost decades for housing.Housing Expert Robert Shiller Isn’t Sure Housing Is Back|Matthew Zeitlin|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But what about all the investment we have seen, even the uptick in the stock-market?
First, no one I spoke to was obsessing with the stock-market paroxysms.
Shares in LinkedIn doubled in its stock-market debut Thursday morning—and then kept rising.
Its homage will never be commanded by peace, presented as the tutelary deity of the stock-market.
A hurrying broker's clerk smiled superciliously, recognizing a stock-market loser talking of himself to himself, as they all do.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
They were stock-market gamblers, manipulators pure and simple.North of Fifty-Three|Bertrand W. Sinclair
You think the stock-market has a very cheerful look, even with Erie—of which you are a large holder—down to seventy-five.Dream Life|Donald G. Mitchell
Iron, more sensitive than the stock-market, was the barometer, and its readings in the Southern field were growing portentous.The Quickening|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for stock market
Word Origin and History for stock market
"place where securities are bought and sold, 1809, from stock (n.2) + market. The original Stock Market (mid-14c.) was a fish and meat market in the City of London on or near the later site of Mansion House, so called perhaps because it occupied the site of a former stocks.]