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Crowd

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.

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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The crwth and the lyre, together with the harp, were the only instruments considered to be prestigious enough to accompany bardic music," said Mary-Anne.
But, during the early 17th century, the crwth lost its prestige as the bardic system fell out of favour, and musical influences from mainland Europe became fashionable.
The Welsh crwth is a form of bowed lyre which is played on the shoulder or between the knees.
They were formed in 1998 by Neil Woollard, (voice), Kate Woollard, (fiddle, crwth, flute and vocals) and Richard Cowell (guitar and vocals).
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9 WAUNFAWR: Ffynnon Gwerin (01248 421071), Esyllt Harker & Cas Meurig - traditional songs, legends and crwth music from Medieval Wales (bilingual), 8.
Bragod, experimental duo combining crwth and voice, bringing together mediaeval, Renaissance and traditional Welsh music with poetry from the 14th to the 18th centuries, 8pm.
With no vowels on its right half we assumed Dvorak would be doomed to utter failure here, but it surprised us with the respectable six-letter CRWTHS.