Axe to grind

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Axe to grind

Used in context of general equities. Involvement in a security, whether through a position, order, or inquiry.

Axe to Grind

In equities, an interest an investor has in a stock. An investor has an axe to grind if he/she owns, has sold short, has ordered, or has inquired about taking a position in a stock.
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A Labour spokesman told the Sunday Times that those involved in Panorama were "disaffected former officials including those who have always opposed Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, worked to actively undermine it, and have both personal and political axes to grind. This throws into doubt their credibility as sources."
THE award-winning director of Channel 4 Racing's coverage, Denise Large, yesterday said her former bosses had axes to grind as she hit back at criticism aimed at the production team in the wake of ITV winning the next contract to cover the sport, writes Jon Lees.
Any axes to grind? Ian Morrison, 68, of Wingham near Canterbury has the answer.
Summary: Tuesday's deadly bombing near Beirut may be directly related to Lebanon's internal political problems, to foreign governments and/or terrorist groups with axes to grind against America, or to US President George W.
The organisation responsible for allocating lottery cash should be replaced by a nongovernment affiliated group, perhaps made up mainly of ordinary people with no axes to grind.
YOU'D THINK THE PRICE TAG ALONE WOULD BE REASON ENOUGH TO ARGUE AGAINST IT, YET THE OPPOSITION IS AN ODD COLLECTION OF FOLKS WITH ALL SORTS OF AXES TO GRIND ...
CORRECTION: There is a growing, unsettling predisposition among environmental extremists with polemical axes to grind to blame mankind in general and industrial development in particular for natural disasters.
In addition, one misses a sense of Quellenkritik anywhere in the book, and Elazar cites historians and commentators who might have had political axes to grind in the same register as modern monographs.
The book is divided into two parts, "The Stage and Social Order" and "Race, Nation, Empire." It would be easy to imagine essays in either of these rubrics: essays, fashionably, with axes to grind against the systems that put their authors where they are.
There are plenty of wealthy people with pro-corporate axes to grind. So even if corporate funding of issue ads is banned, the pro-business message will flood out in ads paid for by well-heeled individuals.
Schulman's interview with Sullivan revealed more about her personal axes to grind than it did about his views.
The documentary evidence of his short life is exiguous and was, in any case, written retrospectively by guys with various axes to grind. In his book Jesus: A Life, A.