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  • n  an economic condition that results in the elimination of marginally financed participants in an industry
    they glutted the market in order to cause a shakeout of their competitors

  • Will Singapore see an Internet shakeout? .
  • This year's takings are down as people pare back their discretionary dining spending, and that, together with surging food prices and tight credit markets, suggests a shakeout in .
  • The bull market, after almost three months of uninterrupted climb, was jolted by the worst shakeout since the start of the Korean war.
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  • Raymond James analysts bullish on self-storage
    Self-storage companies got a boost in Monday trading as Raymond James upgraded the sector, saying that a shakeout in the broader real estate investment trust market is providing an opportunity to invest ...
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Jeff Fisher in
    As I've said, I have not had any issues with his play on Sundays. It's hard to quantify,said Fisher. "He always has a chance for putting the ball in the end zone as a punt returner. He participated in the shakeout. He joined the defense in...
  • Stephen Roach in Bloomberg
    China cannot count on a surge in exports to sustain growth kick started by a $586 billion stimulus package "because external demand -- courtesy of what is likely to be a multiyear shakeout due to the overextension of American consumer -- is not...
  • Joe Manchin in Daily Mail - Charleston
    Like every other state, we won't escape financial losses from this shakeout,Manchin said. "But we're in good shape to handle it."

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