an unethical or overly aggressive brokerage firm
(formerly) a cheap saloon selling liquor by the bucket
A stockbroking firm which takes small orders from clients and takes them on its own account rather than actually transmitting them to the market. Prevalent in the US 1870s to 1920s; often setup as shop-fronts in the 1920s.
A stockbroking firm which sells stock to clients when it has an undisclosed relationship with that company or its owners.
a travel agency selling discounted airfares, usually in defiance of existing minimum fare arrangements. Now usually refers to any small cheap agency.
a legal services firm selling heavily discounted legal services and documents made in large volume from boilerplate text and clauses, sometimes as a white labelled loss leader
Origin: bucket + shop
an office or a place where facilities are given for betting small sums on current prices of stocks, petroleum, etc
The numerical value of bucket shop in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of bucket shop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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