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  • noun Plural form of selloff.


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  • That, of course, is to be expected, since the least-risky stocks tend to outperform during nasty short-term selloffs.

    Beat the Market—With Less Risk Ben Levisohn 2011

  • Other than EDS, the acquistion of both Palm and Compaq have not been viable and the selloffs are a testament to that.

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  • Tuesday's German Ifo survey and U.S. new homes data topped forecasts and helped to limit the recent large selloffs in risky assets, but sentiment remained fragile in Asia.

    Asian Markets Down Despite Bump From Car Makers Colin Ng 2011

  • On Thursday, they mostly took a breather; most posted modest losses despite the major selloffs on Wall Street and Europe after Asian markets had closed on Wednesday.

    Hedge-Fund Curbs Add to Asia's Market Tumult Alison Tudor 2011

  • Some policy makers hope this will be enough to persuade the European Central Bank to step up intervention in government-bond markets to reverse recent selloffs and help bring down borrowing costs.

    Germany, France Press Integration David Gauthier-Villars 2011

  • Its plans to raise €50 billion in the next five years through a program of privatization and real-estate selloffs are key to restoring the country to fiscal health.

    Spain's Lottery IPO Has No Lucky Numbers Andrew Peaple 2011

  • Over the past two weeks, riskier assets have been hit by selloffs and trading has turned significantly volatile.

    Treasury Prices Rise on Inflation Data Min Zeng 2011

  • "That will hopefully always be the granddaddy of all selloffs," he said.

    For Street Veterans, Past 3 Days Rank With '87 Crash, '08 Crisis Steven Russolillo 2011

  • Mr. Wilkinson said rising Treasurys prices were also capped as investors bought back commodities and equities, which endured steep selloffs last week.

    Anxiety Over Greece Helps Steer Buyers to Treasurys Cynthia Lin 2011

  • During recent selloffs, Merck (MRK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Pfizer (PFE) have held up decently, though they've certainly had bad days.

    Ten Plays for a Market Correction Dave Kansas 2011


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