Jeux de bourse

JEUX DE BOURSE, French law. This is a kind of gambling or speculation, which consists of sales and purchase's, which bind neither of the parties to deliver the things which are the object of the sale, and which are settled by paying the difference in the value of the things sold between the day of the sale, and that appointed for delivery of such things. 1 Pardes. Dr. Com. n. 162.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.