Yankee Market


DEFINITION of 'Yankee Market'

A slang term for the stock market in the United States. Yankee market is usually used buy non-U.S. residents and refers to the slang term for an American - a Yankee.

BREAKING DOWN 'Yankee Market'

The term Yankee market was used in business slang but has become widely accepted, much like the "bulldog market" refers to the U.K. market and "samurai market" refers to the market in Japan.

The term Yankee (or Yank) itself is sometimes as a playful, sometimes derogatory, reference to U.S. citizens.

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