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speculation

(Conjecture), noun assumption, contemplation, deliberation, guesswork, hypothesis, inference, presumption, reasoning, rumination, surmise, suspicion, theorization, theory
Associated concepts: speculative damages, speculative testimony

speculation

(Risk), noun bet, calculated risk, chance, fortuity, fortune, gamble, gambling, gaming, hazard, venture, wager
See also: belief, conjecture, consideration, contemplation, estimate, estimation, feeling, hypothesis, idea, inference, investment, opinion, outlook, postulate, presumption, prospect, rationale, reflection, risk, sense, supposition, suspicion, theory, thesis, thought, uncertainty, venture

SPECULATION, contracts. The hope or desire of making a profit by the purchase and resale of a thing. Pard. Dr. Com. n. 12. The profit so made; as, be made a good speculation.

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561 per US dollar, said that the move was to prevent attempts at currency speculation on holidays.
We did not use State Bank money to strengthen the rupee, but persuaded exporters to bring back their money to Pakistan and checked currency speculation, which resulted in the rising value of the rupee," he added.
Other forms of trading in foreign currencies, such as trading by money changers or between banks, are permissible as they do not involve currency speculation or uncertain outcomes," he said.
Second, euro participation would provide better protection against increasing interest rate spreads and currency speculation, in particular in the hypothetic case of a deep recession in Denmark.
Currency speculation leading to 'hot money flows' has been a central feature of some of the major financial crises of the last few decades from the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 through to the GFC and its aftermath.
All the sacrificing is being done by ordinary people, merely to serve the greed of the wealthy, as expressed through hedge funds, futures trading and currency speculation.
Much of this trading activity reflects currency speculation, price arbitrage, or hedging operations.
Sateh Noureddin, managing editor of the leftist daily AS SAFIR, likened the Saudi-Syrian reconciliation over Lebanon to a stock exchange market that keeps fluctuating depending on currency speculation and shares' prices.
Mr Burnham said he backed a transaction tax on currency speculation - sometimes referred to as the Robin Hood Tax.
He added that he backed a transaction tax on currency speculation - sometimes referred to as the Robin Hood Tax.