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1. Members of an exchange who congregate in a certain area on a trading floor to make transactions. Crowds especially trade in certain securities. For example, the active bond crowd may gather in one area of the floor while the cabinet crowd may gather in another.

2. Informal for most investors. People with different investment philosophies alternately advise to either follow or avoid following the crowd.


Members on the floor of an exchange who are clustered around a pit or a specialist's post waiting to execute trades. See also foreign crowd.
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Crowded solves this problem and allows companies to update and leverage this tremendous investment in their candidate database like never before.
One in 12dwellings defined as crowded or severely crowded, translates to 272,533 households, or 1,476,746 residents.
4 : to fill or pack by pressing together <Cars crowded the roads.
The union claims there are more than a dozen lines that remain crowded and out of court compliance, a point the MTA disputes.
That is, they may judge a level of density as less crowded relative to Anglo individuals.
The researchers compare this to the tendency of people to avoid eye contact or talking on a crowded subway or elevator.
Thus the objective of the study is to determine the cause of crowding in Class I malocclusion in both genders by measuring and comparing mesio-distal width of teeth in crowded and non-crowded arches and comparing arch widths in crowded and non-crowded arches.
A crowded garden, like the one at the Getty Center in Brentwood, consists of a wide variety of plants from many different botanical families.
I've seen situations where the beach is so crowded that the birds just fly up and down the length of the beach for two hours until the tide goes out," says Harrington.
Mothers managed babies and distracted toddlers, while big kids on bikes navigated along the crowded sidewalks riding one-handed to keep candy clutched to their chests.
95mm in females and males respectively in non crowded group.