little guy

little guy
 Small investor.
 ► “In the bitter arbitration wars between the securities industry and investors who contend that they have been fleeced, WALL STREET, in the past year or so, has suffered some significant routs. Conversely the ‘little guys’ have enjoyed some very profitable and possibly portentous victories.” (Barron’s, Sept. 1995, p. 16)

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