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  • n  a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction

  • As expected, stark differences in support exist by party, though there appears to have been a uniform downtick across party lines: But Gallup also cut the data by ideology (self .
  • Even then, the downtick in FMD was less than 1%.
  • But on the downside, it can turn a minor downtick into a major bloodbath.
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  • During Cicada Boom, Birds Mysteriously Vanish
    By Madeline Bodin With thousands of newly-hatched 17-year cicadas blanketing the Eastern U.S., residents would be forgiven for not noticing a less conspicuous absence: birds. Bird surveys have repeatedly shown a mysterious trend of a population downtick in areas of cicada emergence. It's the exact opposite of what might be expected---crows, blue jays and cardinals are among the species affected ...
    June 18, 2013 - Discover

  • Jim Cramer in Benzinga
    While this third quarter index result of 77.4 represents a modest downtick from the close index range of 81 to 85 from the past four quarters, it remains steadily above the 50-68 range observed in late 2002 and early 2003, as the economy recovered... Harold McGraw III,179244.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH9G_2fy4J2tP_hvEKJckDQY1-ZXw Sep 17, 2007 30047 38829 downtick However, if I am right and the household number shows a big downtick in unemployment, and if a consensus on financial reform begins to develop next week, as I believe it will, you could have the beginning of a monster rally in the financials,"...
  • Al Gore in National Review Online
    Gore responded with a familiar complaint: "Charlie, what the American people are hearing and seeing is, too often, how they comb their hair, what they're wearing, what the horse race is, what the latest uptick or downtick in the polls are."

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