laddering a stock

Definition

A technique whereby an investment bank underwriter will steadily push an initial stock price up through active promotion prior to an initial public offering. The goal is to secure a larger allotment of shares to sell.

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You may want to try and see if laddering a stock will be a better way for you to proceed in the future.

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They were laddering a stock and that was really interesting to me and it made things very strange to everyone.

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The laddering a stock strategy employed by the broker helped him secure a larger lot of shares for the transaction.

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