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bond trading, bond-trading activity
trading in bonds (usually by a broker on the floor of an exchange)
a trading technique involving large blocks of stock with trades triggered by computer programs
short sale, short selling
sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
the purchase of securities or commodities by a short seller to close out a short sale
buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential