Take A Report

DEFINITION of 'Take A Report'

A slang phrase signifying that an individual's trade order has been executed. "Take a report" is also trader slang for "get out of my face" or "you're done".

BREAKING DOWN 'Take A Report'

The "take a report" phrase became popular in 2007 when former Citibank executive Michael J. McCarthy penned an edgy blog by the same name, which he published under the pseudonym "Large".

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