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Direct Play

A stock in a non-diversified, publicly-traded company. For example, a company with business predominantly or exclusively in automobile manufacturing issues direct play stocks. Investors buy direct plays when they believe that a certain industry is about to perform exceptionally well. This brings with it the possibility of a high return for the investor, but direct plays are also much riskier than shares in diversified companies.

direct play

The stock of a firm that concentrates its operations in a specific industry. An investor expecting favorable opportunities from a particular line of business may seek a direct play in the business itself rather than invest in the stock of a company engaged not only in that business but also in a variety of other businesses. Although a direct play has good profit potential, it is generally more risky than a security in a widely diversified company. Also called play.
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Here, he is able to stage plays in Malayalam, direct plays, and strengthen ties with other doctors and their families through theatre.
"Or make a couple of direct plays to settle the nerves and give everybody a touch of the ball.
Kazan did not only direct plays and films; he was also a novelist.
The Chester University student, who first performed at the age of four on a stage built by her father in the family's front room, aims to one day direct plays on the London stage.
Away from the small screen, he continues to direct plays and was awarded an OBE in 1994.
At 72, he continues to direct plays and be an icon for upcoming actors.
Away from the small screen, he continues to direct plays, particularly untried, new work.
Alec Duffy of Boston, Michelle Tattenbaum of Bronx, N.Y., and Patrick Torres of Odessa, Tex., will direct plays as part of an 11-week residency at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, N.Y.
The city's culture executive, Cllr Frank Doran, said: "The candidate would be someone to direct plays in situ.
"And my uncle used to direct plays in the west of Ireland.
The city's culture executive Cllr Frank Doran said: "The candidate would be someone to direct plays in situ.