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Yankee Market

What it is:

Yankee Market is slang for the U.S. stock market.

How it works (Example):

People outside the United States are the most common users of this term. Yankee Market is often used in conjunction with "the bulldog market," which refers to the U.K. stock market, and the "samurai market," which refers to the Japanese stock market. "Yankee" is sometimes considered derogatory.

Why it Matters:

All things have their colloquialisms, and Yankee Market is an example of the finance world's colorful slang.