downside downside  /ˈdaʊn ˌsaɪd/


  • (n) a negative aspect of something that is generally positive


  1. This is when we first confronted the downside to uploading our every medical judgment.
  2. There's no downside to it.
  3. Still, even Gretzky understands the potential downside of choosing to come to Torino in spite of the media storm.


  1. How ARM trade is positioned for fall

    A large put trade is looking for more potential downside in microprocessor company ARM Holdings. optionMONSTER systems show that a trader bought 19,691 July 37 puts for $0.90 yesterday, above the listed ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: optionMONSTER via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Stocks Move Back To The Downside In Mid-Afternoon Trading - U.S. Commentary

    Stocks have shown a notable move back to the downside in recent trading on Tuesday after recovering from an early sell-off. The major averages have pulled back more firmly into negative territory but remain off their worst levels of the day.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: RTT News

  3. The Swiss Stock Market Finished Solidly To The Downside Tuesday

    The Swiss Stock Market Finished Solidly To The Downside Tuesday
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  • "Incoming information has suggested that the baseline outlook for real activity in 2008 has worsened and the downside risks to growth have become more pronounced," Bernanke said.
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source:

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