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Working

Attempting to complete the remaining part of a trade, by finding either buyers or sellers for the rest.

Working

1. In investing, a term describing the process of a broker attempting to find a counterparty for a trade.

2. See: Working capital.

3. See: Work.
References in classic literature ?
It's a good working rule in life never to say anything straight out.
Higher, Trotty, in his fascination, or in working out the spell upon him, groped his way.
Electric power plants were installed, and his workings were lighted as well as run by electricity.
I was keyed up to concert pitch, my brain was working smoothly and quickly, my hands never fumbled once, and it seemed that I almost divined the thousand little things which a small-boat sailor must be taking into consideration every second.
As to enlisting in the ranks, and working my way up, the social institutions of my country obliged the grandson of Lady Malkinshaw to begin military life as an officer and gentleman, or not to begin it at all.
Months afterward we got a card from Otto, saying that Jake had been down with mountain fever, but now they were both working in the Yankee Girl Mine, and were doing well.
Arobin found her with rolled sleeves, working in company with the house-maid when he looked in during the afternoon.
The band is working loose, and the lee lift is half-stranded.
Besides this, she was working in one of the dark holes, by electric light, and the dampness, too, was deadly--there were always puddles of water on the floor, and a sickening odor of moist flesh in the room.
When he's working at that, he sees nothing; he does not eat, drink, or breathe for days and nights at a time.
They placed two weaving-looms, and began to do as if they were working, but they had not the least thing on the looms.
2) In the various stages of development which the struggle of the working class against the bourgeoisie has to pass through, they always and everywhere represent the interests of the movement as a whole.