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.
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 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.
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.
Siraj Kassam Teli said that the Pakistan Rangers Sindh Director General Major General Mohammad Saeed will be approached by KCCI so that the issues being faced by small traders could be extensively discussed and a secure business environment could be ensured in every nook and corner of Karachi city.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST), on Saturday, said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is to propel Pakistan's economy forward and Gwadar is set to become a port worthy of its geopolitical location, but unnecessary secrecy may hit the project.
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has released a portal 'e-lala,', in order to deal with the threat posed by e-commerce sites to small traders.
BRITAIN'S small traders were seething yesterday after the Halifax admitted that that it does not have the banking facilities they need.
IRELAND'S small traders issued a Christmas time appeal to shoppers to buy locally and see off the threat from multi-national businesses.
MUZAFFARGARH -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Saturday sought report within seven days from provincial food minister and DG Punjab Food Authority regarding hardships being faced by small traders of southern Punjab in depositing amount of fine by Punjab Food Authority at the Authority's Lahore office.
KARACHI -- Government has decided to implement fixed tax regime to bring millions of small traders and shopkeepers in tax net across the country.
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