Meaning of STOCK in English

STOCK

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

body stocking

breeding stock (= animals you keep to breed from )

Benson took great care in selecting breeding stock .

Christmas stocking

fish stocks (= the quantity of fish in the sea )

Fish stocks have declined dramatically.

in your stockinged/stocking feet (= not wearing shoes )

She stood 5ft 6 inches tall in her stockinged feet.

laughing stock

The programme has made the U.S. a laughing stock .

made...a laughing stock

The programme has made the U.S. a laughing stock .

quoted on the stock exchange (= people can buy and sell shares in it )

The company is now quoted on the stock exchange .

rolling stock

stock car

stock car racing

stock certificate

stock company

stock cube

stock exchange

stock index

stock market

stock option

stocking filler

stocking mask

vegetable stock (= a liquid in which vegetables have been cooked )

Gently cook the mushrooms and onions in the vegetable stock.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

chicken

Heat chicken stock with peeled and finely shredded garlic cloves.

In a small saucepan, heat chicken stock to boiling.

Cook the onion in the chicken stock for 6-7 minutes until almost tender.

If stew is too thick, add chicken stock as needed for desired consistency.

Add these to to pigeon, with white wine and chicken stock .

Put the browned chicken back into the skillet and add the orange juice, chicken stock and chili sauce.

Return the chicken and sausage to the pan, add the tomato, seasonings, rice and chicken stock , mixing gently.

Mix the hot water, chicken stock and half and half.

exchange

Members of the arbitration court organized for the stock exchange are appointed by the general meeting for a fixed term.

There is bad blood between the options market's leading dealing firms and the stock exchange .

Commodity and stock exchanges multiplied as dealing by sample became easier thanks to technical improvements and standardization.

The Authority also supervises the working of the stock exchanges .

On Jan. 24, 1990, a man carrying a bomb died while attempting to blow up the Istanbul stock exchange .

As yet there is no formal stock exchange , although a handful of securities are traded on the over-the-counter market.

This means that short selling shares for any period within a stock exchange account does not require stock borrowing.

housing

Demographic structure and housing Changes in family structures since 1960 have coincided with changes in housing stock .

These arguments doubtless have different real weight in different locations, depending on whether there is pressure on the local housing stock .

Meanwhile the housing stock was being changed.

Her area has many people with learning disabilities; the community is tolerant and the housing stock suits conversion.

These councils do not collect their rents and have lost control of their rented housing stock .

Failure to improve the condition of the remaining housing stock has also played an important part in the rise of ghetto conditions.

It would improve the housing stock and decrease the future need for renovation and repair.

Moscow city council decided on 27 June to privatize its housing stock .

index

Since then the CBoT has launched various bond and stock index futures contracts though many have been delisted due to insufficient trading volumes.

A stock index does not oscillate with such frightening amplitude as we have witnessed recently unless to announce some tectonic change ahead.

Some estimates of the round-trip transactions costs involved in stock index arbitrage are set out in Table 5.1.

Within a few years, feds also will be able to invest in a small-cap and an international stock index fund.

The impasse sent Hong Kong stocks plummeting and the colony's main stock index closed 5.1 percent lower.

The benchmark stock index , by comparison, gained 8 percent.

With prices falling, the stock index futures were below underlying share prices so index arbitrageurs sold shares and bought futures.

The Standard &038; Poor's 500-stock index inched up 1.29, to 1241.23.

market

But last week's global stock market slump underscores the cartel's dilemma.

In this high, volatile stock market , do you worry about your mutual funds and the people who manage them?

The stock market represents the market for publicly traded stocks and shares.

Light shares were up 3 real at 328 reais in midmorning trading on the Sao Paulo stock market .

The company slipped into the red after the stock market crash of October 1987 led to sharply lower share trading.

But now there's a stock market investment where you simply can't lose.

Half-time profits 15% higher at £205.1m equalled best City expectations, but left the stock market cold.

Mr Hugh Smith is committed to the principle of allowing users of the stock market more participation in the provision of services.

option

In this way stock options have contributed generously to the swelling stock market bubble.

To be effective, companies should issue 10 percent of new stock options to employees, he said.

Each company has granted the other a 19 % stock option .

The Company has other stock option plans in which former employees of the Ultramar Group participate.

price

Or that stock prices have been vastly overvalued.

Philip Morris' stock price dropped 6 1 / 8 points to 115 7 / 8.

The sharp decline was blamed on fears over the falling yen and over-valued stock prices on the Tokyo stock exchange.

One of its programs, appropriately called Stock Mania, allows users to access stock prices free of charge.

There was a huge stockmarket crash in October 1987 which wiped 24 percent off stock prices .

Yahoo's stock price has been cut by half since last summer, but it's an overreaction, the company says.

Lower utility stock prices usually suggest rates will rise.

Q: The changes suggest that Nasdaq stock prices could become more volatile.

technology

A 10.5 % drop for the week on the Nasdaq index underlined the slump in technology stocks .

While all eight Nasdaq industry indexes were down yesterday, technology stocks took the biggest beating, by far.

Analysts had figured the bad news from the giant microprocessor maker would put a damper on technology stocks .

Is Fidelity Magellan Fund backing away from technology stocks ?

The Nasdaq composite fell 8. 60 to 990. 21, though technology stocks ended the session relatively unchanged.

While semiconductors and Internet stocks reflected the wild ride for technology stocks, banking stocks displayed powerful consistency throughout the year.

Through the summer runup in technology stock prices, executives at the on-line service provider sat tight.

■ VERB

buy

He would, for instance, secretly buy 30,000 of a stock for himself on the account.

His grandfather Henry believed that people helped companies raise capital by buying their stock .

Those conditions drew selective buying of defensive stocks .

If investors would put money in low-quality bonds, they might as well buy the stocks .

Those who lent to the turnpike trusts were even more localised than those who bought canal stock .

A tax on the purchase of corporate stock would induce some people to buy bonds instead of stock.

Of course, this is not to say that one should not buy such stocks .

Should you wait for the stock market to crash before you buy your stocks?

fall

The Hong Kong stock market fell by 5 percent after Mr Li's attack.

Government stocks fell by more than £1.

Food stocks fell to their lowest level since the food crisis of the early 1970s.

The Nasdaq Composite Index, heavy with tech stocks , fell 25. 25 points this week to 1008. 23.

In the past two years Michelin stocks have fallen by 25 percent as a proportion of sales.

The stock later fell to 214. 50, up 1. 66 percent.

hold

The answer is that it simply is not necessary to hold a stock of money equal to the flow of spending.

Concentrate on buying and holding high-quality stocks .

Atkinson further recommended that universities should not hold large stocks in remote storage.

To avoid damage in a down market, buy and hold stocks of companies with long records of rising earnings and dividends.

In the anticipation of reduced demand, it is very easy to adjust production to avoid holding excessive stocks .

Pension funds hold stocks for millions of employees.

Stocking loans - used specifically to allow companies to hold necessary volumes of stock , as in car dealerships. 6.

Flores also said the company planned to hold a special stock holders meeting soon to approve its articles of incorporation.

invest

They also have $ 75,000 invested in stocks outside their plans.

Associates introduced a new fund to invest in technology stocks amid sneers and snickers from analysts and rival fund groups.

As with a unit-linked endowment, you invest directly on the stock market and are exposed to rising and falling prices.

The guide will reveal how much the Magellan Fund had invested in tech stocks as of Nov. 30.

This is an insurance policy that buys funds which are invested on the stock market.

They invest it in blue-chip stocks .

rise

The price of bellwether stocks has risen 50-80 percent in the past two months.

Allmerica stock rose 1 / 2 to 24 3 / 4.

Finance stocks rose 3.8 per cent and banks 2.3 per cent.

Citicorp stock rose 1 / 4 to 63 1 / 2 yesterday.

Bear Stearns stock rose 3 / 8 to 19 3 / 4 yesterday.

The Merval stock market index rose 6. 86 points to 548. 19.

sell

There is a financial risk in producing your own cards and there is little chance of selling old stock in future years.

There also is talk that the private company might go public, selling stock to raise more cash for growth.

But by 1979 he was selling enough stock from his Mum's garden shed to move into the Wanneroo premises.

When your business is not doing good you combine with some-thing and sell more stock .

After announcing this decision the company slashed prices to sell stock .

Cohen urges investors to sell their Netscape stock .

She felt pressured and persuaded her clients to sell out of stocks they'd picked up from various licensed dealers.

But they may have to sell stocks if they fail to raise enough operating profits, he said.

trade

Many of the shares covered by s.12 are traded on foreign stock exchanges.

Money flow measures the volume of shares traded every time a stock goes up or down.

In recent London trading , Seeboard stock was up 5p each at 532p.

New exchanges sprang up for trading stock and they were filled with new faces, men even younger-looking than Halsey.

The predecessor company split into three publicly traded stocks in December 1995, concentrating on insurance, industrial businesses and entertainment.

Out of 155 issues traded , nearly two stocks rose for every one that fell.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

lock, stock, and barrel

He moved the whole company, lock , stock, and barrel, to Mexico.

The Knolls have owned the town lock , stock, and barrel for 15 years.

They sold everything lock , stock, and barrel.

surgical stocking/collar etc

Paramedics treated the driver of the second car for shock and applied a surgical collar to the policeman.

This time we had the welcome addition of a sheepskin backrest, an inflatable neck support and a selection of surgical collars.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Jodie always had a large stock of brandy in her cupboard.

Sellew has built his stock to a herd of nearly 100 goats.

Someone came in half an hour ago and bought up our entire stock of Italian wine.

The government has said it has no need for chemical weapons and will destroy its stocks entirely.

The new video store has a huge stock of movies to rent.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As they try to cut stocks, this is likely to make a big dent in orders to manufacturing industry and importers.

During 1939, following the trolleybus conversions in North London, a number of rolling stock changes were made.

If stocks recover, the North Sea could produce more than 10 times as many fish as were caught last year.

If the interviewers and investigators see youthful error behind the Phillips incident and genuine remorse afterward, his stock will rise.

Place couscous in a mixing bowl and pour boiling stock over it.

The total retail value of their stock at this period was estimated at £200,000.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

item

The response has been so good that many shops, and garden centres in particular, may stock the items all year round.

Limited assortment stores, sometimes called box stores, stock less than 1500 items; typically they sell no items requiring refrigeration.

product

So far, no traditional bookshops have stocked the products .

Others may take the form of short term loans or guarantees or agreements to stock the product or to write about it.

range

It stocks a relatively small range of products and plans to hit the supermarkets in the processed-foods business.

We stock an attractive range of terracotta pots which complement the herbs very well.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

in your stockinged/stocking feet

It would be too bad if the Panzers overran our positions and we were found to be in our stocking feet.

lock, stock, and barrel

He moved the whole company, lock , stock, and barrel, to Mexico.

The Knolls have owned the town lock , stock, and barrel for 15 years.

They sold everything lock , stock, and barrel.

surgical stocking/collar etc

Paramedics treated the driver of the second car for shock and applied a surgical collar to the policeman.

This time we had the welcome addition of a sheepskin backrest, an inflatable neck support and a selection of surgical collars.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Do you stock camping equipment?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It works so well at San Pablo that more trout are stocked and caught at this lake than any other in California.

Tetbury's one and only bookstore isn't stocking it even though nearby shops are heading for a sellout.

The collection is stocked in 100 specialist bridal shops around the country.

The Czechs were even stocking up with beer for the mess back home.

III. adjective

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

in your stockinged/stocking feet

It would be too bad if the Panzers overran our positions and we were found to be in our stocking feet.

lock, stock, and barrel

He moved the whole company, lock , stock, and barrel, to Mexico.

The Knolls have owned the town lock , stock, and barrel for 15 years.

They sold everything lock , stock, and barrel.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Her speech contained all the stock phrases about increasing productivity and reducing costs.

The same questions seem to be asked every time, and he gives his stock answers.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Even the stock market is becoming skeptical.

In the end, however, the central bank left interest rates unchanged, and stock prices rebounded.

Sohu's stock price is languishing below Dollars 2-down from its Nasdaq listing price of Dollars 13 last July.

The move, approved today by its board, was announced after the stock markets closed.

While productivity, profits, executive pay and the stock market keep going up, workers' incomes keep going down.

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