Take a swing

Take a swing

Execute a trade at a price that the trader feels is higher or more risky than would normally be acceptable, in order to gain market share in the institutional arena.

Take a Swing

Informal; to make a trade at a price that the investor or broker ordinarily would consider to be disadvantageous. One takes a swing at a trade on the chance that the investment may become profitable.
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If he felt so anxious to have someone take a swing at me, why didn't he come and do it?
A rotation of Candy, Gold, Gorgeous and Red Ranger surely would be unhittable as the batters wouldn't be able to stop laughing long enough to take a swing.