downturn


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downturn

a drop or reduction in the success of a business or economy
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Furthermore, stress-testing the loans under a recessionary scenario does double our loss expectations, but even this level is only about half those encountered during the last downturn.
Larson, from Saint Joseph, Missouri; and Mingle--agree that reducing inventories is a painless and appropriate way to cope with a business downturn.
As with many other areas of the country, DART's service area was negatively affected by the national economic downturn that began in 2001.
Memories of the construction dearth of the mid-1980s are still painfully fresh, and the trades, while enjoying the current boom, don't want to put their existing people out of work in the event of a sudden downturn.
If there should be a downturn of our rating, people will ask why they should take a risk on us.
Marketing services spending has historically been more stable than the growth in advertising spending as it is easier for clients to 'shut-off' ad spending in a business downturn.
Clearly, the ramifications of an industry recession caused by an economic downturn are greater than worries of over-supply.
Like other pension managers, Mattingly has hedged the fund against a big downturn in the market.
The ratings reflect the strong credit protection measures, solid free cash flow generation and balance sheet liquidity that results from its unique operating model, and the company's capacity to withstand a meaningful housing downturn.
Having learned from the last downturn, the speculative overbuilding of the '80's is indeed a thing of the past.
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.
NEW YORK -- Data from legal market's leading competitive intelligence tool suggests either a temporary blip or a downturn underway in products liability claim