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an unethical or overly aggressive brokerage firm

(formerly) a cheap saloon selling liquor by the bucket

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The act was called the Commodities Futures Modernization Act and completely deregulated the derivatives market by allowing for new "bucket shops" - only this time with computers and fiber-optic cable.
What you can see taking shape, just off the main highway through town, is a 65,000-square-foot steel structure that will eventually become The Bucket Shop's fourth and final iteration, according to Woodward.
The Bucket Shop, a division that provides teeth edges and buckets for heavy equipment, also has room for growth as eager tradespeople are in high demand.
When I worked a summer on an airline in Gatwick, a fellow stewardess took great pleasure in dismissing the passengers as the bucket shop brigade who saved for their one package holiday a year.
Of the smaller stocks, online bucket shop and former stock market darling Lastminute.com shot up after posting an upbeat set of final figures.
The main news of the morning was provided by online bucket shop and former stock market darling lastminute.
Both Timmins International and the Bucket Shop have also recently established new buildings on Riverside Drive, at a size of 15,000 square feet and 10,000 square feet, respectively.
Online bucket shop Lastminute.com stuck to its fourth-quarter targets yesterday despite the uncertainty created by the terrorist attacks in the US.
The cost-conscious and more adventurous can do considerably better through bucket shop deals.
For instance, Timmins United Supply wanted to show customers and their 80 employees the new expansion of their Bucket Shop, so Brian Blahey, marketing manager of Timmins United Supply, launched two open houses.
There was a delayed reaction for online bucket shop Lastminute.com after its share price did little on Thursday despite the company saying it would hit profit by next year.
A 10,000-square-foot addition has enabled the Bucket Shop, a Timmins-based manufacturer and repairer of excavation equipment, to expand not only its shop space, but its workforce, capabilities and coverage area.
Online auction house QXL Ricardo, bucket shop lastminute.com and even telecoms equipment group Marconi are in the club.
Elsewhere, online bucket shop lastminute.com was out of favour, down 21/1p at 58p, despite second quarter results showing a slight narrowing of its losses.