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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tradingnoun

    buying or selling securities or commodities


  1. trading

    Trading refers to the process of buying, selling, or exchanging goods, services, commodities, securities or other assets between parties. This can occur through various mediums such as physical marketplaces or digital platforms. The transactions in trading are often facilitated through a legal agreement and can involve intermediaries such as brokers or traders. The objective is typically to make a profit, either through capital gains on investments or by earning income through sales.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trading

    of Trade

  2. Tradingadjective

    carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade; as, a trading company

  3. Tradingadjective

    frequented by traders

  4. Tradingadjective

    venal; corrupt; jobbing; as, a trading politician

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trading' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2667

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trading' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3000

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trading' in Nouns Frequency: #1143

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trading in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of trading in a Sentence

  1. StockMkt Today:

    Motherfuxker SBI Securities web trading platform has blocked all transaction and again showing Page Unresponsive error frequently right now. Basxred Broker is trying to loot retail traders by closing it for want of commission from companies

  2. Some CEOs:

    Nooyi's biography is itself evidence of the power of allowing US-educated immigrants to remain working in the country. Born and raised in India, Indra Nooyi enrolled at the Yale School of Management, became a naturalized US citizen and rose to the highest echelons of American corporate life.Some CEOs also used the dinner as an opportunity to raise their concerns with the President about the effect of his budding trade war with major US trading partners.Trump told Macron EU worse than China on trade.

  3. Manash Goswami:

    Energy is trading off today given what we saw overnight in China's industrial numbers.

  4. Zhang Xiaojun:

    The CSRC has always taken a hard-line attitude toward insider trading and widely reported market manipulation.

  5. Randy Frederick:

    The problem in China is that the markets haven't been released for free and open trading and until that happens there is going to continue to be downside pressure.

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