TeachMeFinance.com - explain Shoestring
Shoestring -- A colloquialism ; when a speculator in stocks ,
for instance, begins with a small sum and concludes his operations
with a large profit he is said to have started on a shoestring.
The expression is sometimes amplified by saying that
the speculator ran a shoestring up to a tannery or started on
a shoestring and ran it up to a tannery.
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