stockjobber

stockjobber

[stok-job-er]
noun
1.
a stock salesperson, especially one who sells or promotes worthless securities.
2.
British. a stock-exchange operator who acts as an intermediary between brokers.

Origin:
1620–30; stock + jobber

stockjobbery, stockjobbing, noun
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stockjobber (ˈstɒkˌdʒɒbə)
 
n
1.  (Brit) See also market maker Often shortened to: jobber (formerly) a wholesale dealer on a stock exchange who sold securities to brokers without transacting directly with the public
2.  derogatory (US) a stockbroker, esp one dealing in worthless securities
 
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