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Take part in active dealing in particular shares or other assets.
- ‘The stock is mainly held by the Burke family and some insiders, but a single broker in Alexandria does make a market in it, and five years ago Testa got his hands on some shares.’
- ‘If a source is a sell-side analyst covering a stock for a broker who makes a market in that stock, and the source says ‘buy,’ you discount it.’
- ‘But once the investment banks dropped coverage of these companies, their trading departments stopped making a market in their stock and liquidity dried up.’
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