Knight Trading almost put itself out of business when software ran wild and executed millions of trades.
She took the company public in 1998, and it now trades on the NASDAQ.
As sharp as the market swings have been, the actual volume of trades has been modest.
By the end of the day, major customers stopped routing their trades through Knight.
They call him the "merchant of death," but the most dangerous thing about Russian Victor Bout isn't the weapons he trades.
The boys are provided for at Botofoga, and are in due time apprenticed to trades.
We are out of the latitude of the trades, and the wind is capricious.
There would be room, in these four trades alone, for nearly every grade of practical intelligence and productive imagination.
This they did not understand and they tried to form 'covins' or trades unions of their own.
trades tokens of both these houses are to be seen in the Beaufoy Collection.
late 14c., "path, track, course of action," introduced by the Hanse merchants, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German trade "track, course" (probably originally of a trading ship), cognate with Old English tredan (see tread). Sense of "one's habitual business" (1540s) developed from the notion of "way, course, manner of life" (mid-15c.); sense of "buying and selling" is first recorded 1550s. Trade wind (1640s) has nothing to do with commerce, but preserves the obsolete sense of "in a habitual or regular course." Trade union is attested from 1831.
1540s, "to tread a path," from trade (n.). Meaning "to occupy oneself (in something)" is recorded from c.1600. The U.S. sports team sense of "to exchange one player for another" is attested from 1899. Related: Traded; trading. To trade down is attested from 1942. Trade-in in reference to used cars is recorded from 1917. Trading post is recorded from 1796.
Business or commerce; economic activity.