stocks and shares

stocks and shares
/ˌstɒks ən 'ʃeəz/ plural noun
shares in ordinary companies

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • stocks — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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