inversely inversely  /ɪn ˈvɜrs li/


  • (adv) in an inverse or contrary manner


  1. An expert in optics suggested that tiny inversely distorted mirrors could correct the images, but nobody could figure out how to fit them into the hard-to-reach space inside.
  2. Typically, the authoritarian African leaders who gained from this relationship grew magnificently rich as their people, inversely, became impoverished.
  3. If it's true that the fortunes of the Nation are inversely proportional to those of the nation, then things must be pretty bleak for the rest of us.


  1. Treasuries, shares resuscitate; Fed still weighs

    By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Treasuries and global equities managed to claw back from steep losses on Monday, with the price of the 30-year bond turning higher late in the day, though Wall Street stocks still finished lower as investors remained nervous that the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon pare back its bond purchase program. Yields on U.S. Treasuries, which move inversely to ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Treasurys extend slide on Fed policy; 10-yr: 2.64%

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Treasurys continued to sell off in Asia and Europe Monday, pushing haven government debt yields up to their highest levels since 2011. Treasurys have been selling off since the Federal Reserve indicated it may began winding down its bond-purchase program later this year if data continue to show economic growth. The 10-year note yield, which moves inversely to price, was ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  3. Bonds Vs Stocks - What Happens Next?

    Typically bond and stock prices are inversely correlated - providing what your friendly local asset allocator/wealth manager calls diversification or balance. However, at times of crisis, things get a little out of hand. In the last 6 years, there have been two instances of extreme high correlation between stock price returns and bond price returns - the first was at the peak in stocks in 2007 ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge


  1. "If anything, what I'm hearing is a lot of disappointment at the negativity ......," Watt said. "That could have some adverse impact on the Clinton campaign in North Carolina and inversely could have a positive impact on the Barack campaign."
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Mel Watt Source: WFMY News 2

  2. "The trust in political parties is inversely proportional to their continuously growing number," President Parvanov said. "We have to put an end to the philosophy that dates back to the beginning of the transition period - elections to the...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Georgi Parvanov Source: Focus News

  3. As Simone de Beauvoir wrote, and Walter quotes: "The little girl cuddles her doll and dresses her up as she dreams of being cuddled and dressed up herself; inversely, she thinks of herself as a marvellous doll."
    on Jan 30, 2010 By: Natasha Walter Source: The Guardian

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