on edge : Popular Idioms in English

on edge


After the mugging, Sam was on edge every time he left his house.

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  • Stock Futures Decline as Yen Surges
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stock futures were declining Thursday as the Japanese yen and Treasuries surged, as investors remained on edge about the future direction of global monetary policy ahead of a spate of U.S. economic reports and tracked the international markets lower. The Japanese market sank into bear market territory Thursday. "There is very real panic in the markets this morning all ...
    June 13, 2013 - TheStreet.com
  • South Africa stocks gain but data hits retailers
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African stocks gained on Wednesday, in line with a broader rally in global shares after a sharp sell-off the previous day, though investors stayed on edge over the stimulus plans of major central banks. Major retailers bucked the trend and reversed gains after data showing slower-than expected retail sales growth in April, with Woolworths topping the list of ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Global shares, dollar recover after steep selloff
    By Richard Hubbard LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar, world shares and oil edged higher on Wednesday, clawing back some of the previous day's steep losses as investors sought out bargains while staying on edge over central bank stimulus plans. Stocks, bonds, commodities and the dollar all suffered a sharp sell-off on Tuesday when the Bank of Japan's decision to leave its policies unchanged spooked ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News