Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Stocks"

The meaning of "Stocks" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does stocks are gonna back up (back up) mean?
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Q: What does Which stocks do I want to see in my STOCK TICKER? mean?
A: Stock ticker? I didn't know that these still exist. Are you reading some very old book?

A stock ticker is a machine that only prints the stock quotes and nothing more.
Q: What does "She stocks people." mean?
A: I think you mean "she stalks people," stock and stalk and pronounced the same. Stalking someone is when you follow someone or spy on someone for an extended period of time. It can be on the Internet or in real life

Synonyms of "Stocks" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between stocks and shares ?
A: Stock is a general term used to describe the ownership certificates of any company, and shares refers to the ownership certificates of a particular company.
I think here you would say you trade stocks as you are talking about more than one company but if you were to say just refer to, say Toyota, you would say shares :)
Q: What is the difference between stocks and shares ?
A: Companies can track how much different people own of them using stocks. Each stock is made up of many different shares that people can trade to change the ownership of the company.

This is kind of like how you could track the ownership of all soda by thinking about all the different sodas (which are like the stocks) for example, Pepsi and Coca-Cola. Then the ownership changes based on how people trade cans (kind of like shares) of those sodas.

Q: What is the difference between I bought stocks for the first time in a while. and This is my first time buying stocks after a while. ?
A: They mean the same thing. He first one sounds more natural.

Translations of "Stocks"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? do you do stocks?
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Other questions about "Stocks"

Q: (Sorry, but I only want to ask native English speakers.)

If you can sell stocks at higher prices than when you buy, you can get profits. does this sound natural?
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If you can sell stocks at a higher price than when you bought it, you can make a profit.
Q: what does "stocks are rising for someone" mean?
I heard some commentator say that and I think I kinda know what it means but I want to be sure. My take is like "their value is going up" or "they are becoming a hotshot in this town" something like that.
A: That’s right!
Q: Please let me know whenever you find that the stocks of any office supplies are low, so I can order it right away. does this sound natural?
A: I would say, "Please let me know whenever you find that stock of any office supplies are low, so that I can order more right away. "
Q: I am sorry we don't have any stocks of the product at this moment. does this sound natural?
A: I am sorry we don’t have any of the product in stock at this moment.
Q: "He buy stocks in lowtimes and sell them back in hightimes" does this sound natural?
A: @tjstkdn1 those are interesting ways to say it, and neither are incorrect. If you want to sound more intelligent, I say go for it. But usually the sentence I suggested will be more common and casual.

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