- barometer stock
- A security whose financial performance and price is regarded as an indication of the overall financial health of a stock market.
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barometer stock — ➔ stock1 * * * barometer stock UK US noun [C or U] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► a share whose performance is believed to show how a stock market is developing or changing in general → See also BELLWETHER(Cf. ↑bellwether … Financial and business terms
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barometer — [bə räm′ət ər] n. [ BARO + METER] 1. an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, esp. an aneroid barometer or an evacuated and graduated glass tube (mercury barometer) in which a column of mercury rises or falls as the pressure of the… … English World dictionary
barometer — Economic and market data that represent an overall trend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an example of a stock market barometer. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * barometer ba‧rom‧e‧ter [bəˈrɒmtə ǁ ˈrɑːmtər] noun [countable] ECONOMICS… … Financial and business terms
Stock exchange — A stock exchange, share market or bourse is a corporation or mutual organization which provides trading facilities for stock brokers and traders, to trade stocks and other securities. Stock exchanges also provide facilities for the issue and… … Wikipedia
stock market — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. the market, the exchange, syndicate; see business 1 , market 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. stock exchange, stock brokerage, American Stock Exchange, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ. WORD FIND • agent who … English dictionary for students