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trading desknoun [C]

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STOCK MARKET, FINANCE a ​desk or ​department in a ​bank or ​financialorganization where ​shares, ​bonds, ​currencies, etc. are ​bought and ​sold, or the ​people who ​work there: Above the ​tradingdesks a ​screen glowed with more trouble. The sense at ​tradingdesks across Wall Street is that more ​credit troubles are ​looming. He attributed much of his firm's ​loss to a ​singletradingdesk.
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