Bucket Shop

Business / Finance / Bucket Shop: An illegal brokerage firm that accepts customer orders but does not attain immediate executions. A bucket shop broker promises the customer a certain price, but waits until a price discrepancy is present and the trade is advantageous to the firm and then keeps the difference as profit. Alternatively, the broker may never fill the customer's order but keep the money.

Other Words for Bucket

Bucket Noun Synonyms: pail, scuttle
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Other Words for Shop

Shop Verb Synonyms: store, boutique, department store
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Shopped Stock

Business / Finance / Shopped Stock: Sell inquiry that has been seen by or shown to other dealers before coming to an investment bank. MORE

Shop

Business / Finance / Shop: Wall Street slang for a firm. MORE

Pro Shop

Entertainment / Golf / Pro Shop: Usually thought of as the building or room where the retail operation of a golf course takes place (the functions of a pro shop can vary widely and might include tee time reservations, club fitting, h MORE

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