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Finance Glossary

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Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.



A no-no. Freeriding is where a customer buys securities and then sells them without paying for the original purchase. It also refers to a syndicate member withholding some of a new issue and sells it later for a higher price. Both activities are illegal. Engage in them and you could win a 5-year date with Bubba.