Small Trader

Small Trader

A trader, especially on an options or futures exchange with positions having a value below the value at which the Commodity Futures Trading Commission requires registration and reporting. That is, small traders are exempt from many requirements imposed upon larger traders. See also: Small Investor.
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The husband was come home, then; and the two together put her aboard a small trader bound to Leghorn, and from that to France.
Past the old church, and down the footpath, pottered the old man and the child hand-in-hand early on the afternoon of the day before the feast, and wandered all round the ground, which was already being occupied by the "cheap Jacks," with their green- covered carts and marvellous assortment of wares; and the booths of more legitimate small traders, with their tempting arrays of fairings and eatables; and penny peep-shows and other shows, containing pink-eyed ladies, and dwarfs, and boa-constrictors, and wild Indians.
Any small trader, who has been arrested by rangers on charge of facilitator to extortion mafia and has admitted the same, will have to face the consequences," said BMG group chief Siraj Kassam at a meeting held today.
The small trader will also provide healthier competition on the open market, and, in addition to allowing profits to be shared among many more people than they are at present, the number of small firms would also be beneficial to those seeking employment - as each shop will take a different approach to attracting customers, those seeking employment will have a better chance of finding a working environment suited to their particular needs.
We want to level the playing field between the small trader and the market maker,'' said Gene Catrambone, a former music producer in Germany who opened Westlake Trading with Ferguson about a month ago.
It was a rather more famous Conservative politician than Coun Hardeman who said you couldn't buck the market, but Lady Thatcher would surely have more sympathy for the small trader than appears to be the case with Birmingham City Council.
Under BMG's clear policy of 'Public Service', any businessman, industrialist, small trader or shopkeeper, who seeks KCCI's assistance, is fully assisted by the Office Bearers regardless of taking the size of his business into consideration, he added.
KARACHI -- Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and Former President Karachi Chamber Siraj Kassam Teli has categorically stated that the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry will never support nor assist any individual, small trader, shopkeeper or association who are involved in facilitating the activities of Bhatta Mafia.
Karachi -- Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry will never support nor assist any individual, small trader, shopkeeper or association who are involved in facilitating the activities of Bhatta Mafia.
The delegation requested the Minister that a simple tax return form may be developed for small traders.
They urged the Sindh government and law enforcing agencies to save small traders and shopkeepers from the clutches of extortion mafia, which is responsible for sabotaging peace and security in Karachi by triggering the element of fear across the city.
KARACHI -- Businessmen Group Chairman and Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) former president Siraj Kassam Teli and President Muffasar Atta Malik, while strongly condemning the hand grenade attack at Kharadar cloth market in which an elderly citizen was killed and five others were injured, urged the Sindh government and Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs) to save small traders and shopkeepers from the clutches of extortion mafia, which is responsible for sabotaging peace and security in Karachi by triggering the element of fear across the city.
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