a person or firm that buys and sells shares on the stock market and offers to do so

(Note Marketmakers list the securities they are willing to buy or sell and their bid and offer prices. If the prices are met, they immediately buy or sell and make their money by charging a commission on each Transaction. Marketmakers play an important part in maintaining an orderly market.)
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