Adjective "profittaking" definition and examples

(Profittaking may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

The sale of securities that have risen in price.
  1. 'a bout of profit-taking'
  2. 'In addition, profit-taking continued to affect prices following previous gains, and technical factors were seen casting a shadow over the next trend.'
  3. '‘A mix of profit-taking, seasonal timing and the proposed legislation to combat stamp duty saving schemes coming into force on July 23 is likely to have contributed to more deals,’ the report states.'

More definitions

1. the selling of securities that have risen in price above costs; selling in order to realize a profit.

More examples(as adjective)

"sellings can be profittaking."

"slumps can be profittaking."

"prices can be profittaking."

"losses can be profittaking."

"in.s can be profittaking."

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Origin

(profit taking)