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market-maker

noun [C] ( also market maker)
 
 
( written abbreviation MM) STOCK MARKET
a person or company that continuously buys and sells shares in particular companies for particular prices: The proposal requires a company trading more than 1% of a stock's volume to be listed as a market maker for that stock.
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