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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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Summary: Khalifa University has filed a provisional patent application for a technology that can assess the general mood of a crowd.
Whether you assess a crowd as an angry mob or happy partygoers depends on both you and whom you're looking at, a new study suggests.
Crowds can be difficult for organizations to work with because people come and go as they please, not necessarily according to the wishes of organizations.
The direction of the regression coefficients suggests that HA increases logarithmically with increasing crowd size, increases linearly with increasing crowd density, and is less in stadia where crowds are further from the playing field.
He did not see it as an isolated occurrence but integrated in a structural conception where crowds fulfil functions that transcend them serving group survival interests, conceiving of crowds as part of society and not as a society, mistaken with mass society, in the vision engrained by Le Bon' (p.
Made up of Bear Rinehart, brother Bo Rinehart, Seth Bolt and Joe Stillwell, the group had Which Stage packed with a wild crowd at 2 p.
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He describes the ways that crowds have crucially intervened in the course of history, explores crowds as committers of abuses, and discusses the manipulation of crowds.
He argues in the first chapter that the theater was the place where crowds both appeared and were staged, making the role of the playhouse significant in manifesting the symbolic force of London's multitude.
Since comparisons remain unavoidable, it should be noted the Lakers' crowds -- they of the celebrity bent, arrive-late-and-leave early infamy -- are dramatically more enthusiastic than those of the Clippers.
While general theories of the "modernization" of crowds and leisure activities (like tourism) are valuable, affluence and the revolution in free time not only cannot be reduced to a single trajectory and endpoint, but it is only by comparing different responses to common technological and economic trends that we can separate the particular from the "general.