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Meaning of ARBITRAGE

Pronunciation:  'ârbi`trâzh

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price
  2. [v]  practice arbitrage, as of stocks
 

ARBITRAGE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: investing, investment, merchandise, risk arbitrage, takeover arbitrage, trade

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar"bi*trage\, n. [F., fr. arbiter to give judgment,
L. arbitrari.]
1. Judgment by an arbiter; authoritative determination.
   [Archaic]

2. (Com) A traffic in bills of exchange (see Arbitration of
   Exchange); also, a traffic in stocks which bear differing
   values at the same time in different markets.

 

 

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