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Definition of

hammer

  • hammering the market Markets

    the practice of short selling by speculators who think prices are about to drop so they can buy back before delivery and make a profit

Definitions of ’hammer’ and meaning of ’hammer’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’hammer’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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