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Punter

Informal for speculator. A punter attempts to make fast profits from his/her investments regardless of the underlying fundamentals of a company. This means that a punter takes more risks than most investors, but may see very high returns very quickly. Punters almost always leverage highly in order to make their investments, and are especially common in futures and options markets. They may use any of a number of techniques to make investment decisions. See also: Arbitrage.

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THERE has undoubtedly been an increase in the number of punters who voice their dissatisfaction at having their stakes restricted, either partially or to such an extent they may as well not have bothered asking.
After working a variety of jobs, Mr Snoswell moved back to Newcastle to join Mr Punter's firm Shortlist Accountancy as a researcher.
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Ausherman has a lankier build in the mold of San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee, whom Ausherman watches film of when he's struggling.
In order for the punter to have enough time to execute, the snap must get back to him on target in that amount of time.
did not bother Punter then: he was monarch of all he surveyed.
While the betting goes on at upper floors, they always deploy their men near shops at ground floors to keep watch on the movement of police and other dangers," said one punter.
A high school punter should have a get-off time of 1.4 seconds.
Saturday will be the first day since 1966 that punters have been able to place a wager in a betting shop without the government taking a slice of either the stake money or the winnings.
He is scrapping the system in which the Government collects betting duty of 6.75 per cent from bookmakers, which is passed on to punters in the form of a nine per cent tax.
BoyleSports' spokesman Liam Glynn said: "We would like to congratulate the lucky punter on their big win.