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Gunslinger

An aggressive portfolio manager who makes risky investments, typically in margin accounts, in search of high returns.

Gunslinger

A money manager who is willing to take big risks to increase the potential return on investments. A gunslinger, for example, would be more likely to invest in the IPO of a company with a new and exciting product about which little is known, than to invest in the secured bond issued by a company everyone knows and trusts. The term especially refers to money managers who buy the risky securities on margin. See also: Risk lover.

gunslinger

An aggressive investor who purchases speculative securities. The term is often used to refer to portfolio managers who choose risky investments with the potential for major gains in value.
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Indeed, the pulp-fiction qualities of the novel, manifest in the scurrilous roman noir characters (Schmutz and his band of gunslinging gangsters), can be included in the palate of styles that Ahrens includes in his sublimation of the romantic heritage.
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But, on the other hand, gunslinging male agency returns the psyche to the less complicated dream of re-making the world through personal and, symbolically, national will.
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A gunslinging re-make of Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai by John Sturges, a master of the cowboy-picture genre, this spectacular, romantically lyrical Western had a different look for Darn at his present remove from America and all that was most familiar.
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The phrase "risky tax scheme" had to stand in for everything Gore's core supporters hated about Bush--his pandering to greed, his know-nothingism, his gunslinging Texas-ness.
The Associated Black Charities of Baltimore, which had initially offered to display the mural on its downtown building, flat-out rejected sketches of a gunslinging Tubman (viewable above and in color at www.
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how capitalism can easily co-opt the gangster rap artist and cons consequently empty out the defiance, turning it into a hyperbolic, cartoon gunslinging shoot-out).
The elaborately costumed impersonations of gunslinging cowpokes and close-cropped leathernecks that we use to rid ourselves of the taint of the chichi are ultimately as self-dramatizing and artificial as my own ludicrous experiments as a child with trailing scarves and cha-cha heels.
The story continues today as the gunslinging quarterback not only still wears Wrangler([R]), but also endorses the iconic denim brand long-trusted for comfortable, durable and affordable apparel.