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downturn

a drop or reduction in the success of a business or economy
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Economists branded the figures, which were well below expectations, "absolutely dire" and "disturbing", and warned that they indicated the current housing market downturn could be worse than previously thought.
These concentrations increase the risk that a market downturn or asset specific event could jeopardize a material portion of the cash flows generated by the company.
Although some system suppliers succumbed to the vicious market downturn in 2002-4, others survived by reworking their business models, and still others now see an entrepreneurial opportunity to come to market with a new paradigm.
A market downturn waits and will result in decreasing attraction to new SPs.
Conversely, the well-defined hedging program also reduces the risk of significant earnings declines caused by an equity market downturn.
After living through the Fairfield County market downturn and recovery, we recognized parallels in a neighboring market.
The majority of REO hotel properties were securitized in 2001, just prior to the market downturn later that year.
Although commercial property markets generally are improving, the impact of a future market downturn on CMBS could be greater due to an increased exposure to the volatile hotel sector' stated Fitch Senior Director Patty Bach.
If anything, a market downturn will lower prices, leading to an increase in exports as long as the economies of these important trading partners hold up, he said.
Treeline purchased SF this 100,000 SF office building with seller financing during a severe Suffolk County office market downturn.
Other analysts said the market downturn was created by investors keen to take profits or by investors who became edgy about a market in which the Dow soared 25 percent since mid-April, when it began climbing after a monthlong downturn.