a particular market where stocks and bonds are traded; stock exchange.
the market for stocks throughout a nation:
The stock market reacted strongly to the president’s speech.
another name for stock exchange (sense 1)
the usual US name for stock exchange (sense 2)
stock market definition
A market in which stocks are bought and sold (see stock exchange). Also, the general condition of the sale of securities in a corporation.
noun 1. an option giving the holder, usually an officer or employee, the right to buy stock of the issuing corporation at a specific price within a stated period.
noun 1. a state or instance of being out of stock of goods.
noun 1. stockholder (def 1).
noun 1. a supply of material, as a pile of gravel in road maintenance. 2. a large supply of some metal, chemical, food, etc., gathered and held in reserve for use during a shortage or during a period of higher prices. 3. a quantity, as of munitions or weapons, accumulated for possible future use. verb […]