Definition of 'speculator'
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Wealthy investors and property speculators are not exempt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some hedge funds and other speculators are betting that the bank will fail. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Next was a swift clampdown on hedge fund speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His nonchalance contrasted with insatiable appetite from hedge funds and speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His comments came amid claims hedge fund speculators are driving up prices. The Sun (2008)Commodities that once were thought dull and obscure are being pursued by hedge funds and speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It also said the weak dollar had prompted a rush of armchair speculators buying the currency through its foreign exchange kiosks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Significantly, at least three of them were advance men for land speculators. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)Our managers are true investors, not speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In part, the rise was put down to a smattering of buying by other speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These happen to be precisely the policies which suit the rich world's financial speculators. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)Critics say there are nefarious forces at work: financial speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Nor can land speculators always be allowed to profit from draconian planning laws at these families' expense. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Did you know that when a takeover is launched, the hedge funds and speculators can swoop in for a quick profit? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He said: 'I have no interest in bailing out lenders or property speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You see, it's not just investors or speculators who are worried. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His target was property speculators, a symbol of unfairness when employees' pay was restricted by incomes policy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Instead, there will be more growling at hedge fund speculators and a bit more regulation of derivatives and the eurozone will stumble to the next crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is not just the high rollers, poor managers, and land speculators staring financial problems in the face. Christianity Today (2000) Financial speculators are similarly inured to the risk of catastrophe and, oddly, it is probably a good thing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)IG's announcement came amid rumours of massive losses at brokers, hedge funds and currency speculators. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A new breed of speculators in hedge funds and investment banks, though, is being blamed in some quarters for pushing prices too high. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'speculator'
British English: speculator NOUN
A speculator is a person who speculates financially.
He sold the contracts to another speculator for a profit.
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