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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The selling of securities that have risen in price above costs; Selling in order to realize a gain.

Usage examples (35)
  • Market's a little down today, a little profit-taking.
  • And the forty one is good old-fashioned profit-taking.
  • The higher dollar prompted the profit-taking, he said.
  • A bit of profit-taking, possibly after indices rallied. for more
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