# zero-sum game

zero-sum gamenoun

*“It's not a zero-sum game in which either youth or pensioners must lose”*(

*Earl W. Foell*)

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## zero-sum-game

(*plural* zero-sum games)

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## zero-sum game - Investment & Finance Definition

A trading situation in which profits are limited and wealth is merely shifted around. The futures and options markets are zero-sum games because for every trader who makes money, another trader loses money.

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