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downturn

a drop or reduction in the success of a business or economy
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The company showed financial services buyouts had strong returns in 2009 and 2012 following economic downturns when for the same years' comparative stock markets were weak
The findings show the "heightened importance" of drinking as a risk factor for suicide among men during economic downturns, according to the researchers.
The bulk cargo ship operator says the economic downturn had a major effect on business and the market was one of the worst experienced for many years.
A unique contribution of this paper is its examination of job-finding and job-loss rates over six identified economic downturns for Australia.
During economic downturns, states can experience difficulties financing programs such as Medicaid.
A nonprofit is particularly vulnerable to unanticipated or other losses, as well as missed opportunities for gain, during economic downturns because it is at these times that a nonprofit's financial and human resources often are especially low.
Even during the recent economic downturn, it has maintained low, single-digit growth, according to Giving USA, the annual study of U.
Those who do have family savings have seen the value of those accounts decrease during the current economic downturn.
No sector of the economy or of the Nation has been untouched by the current economic downturn and the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.
If New England's recent economic downturn had been limited to one state, our largest holding companies could have weathered the problem more easily and lending activities would have experienced less disruption.
However, store sales will be hit harder than Internet sales because affluent shoppers, who form the core of online buyers, tend to ride out economic downturns better than lower- and middle-income consumers.
As a result, while politically difficult, capital program spending can be adjusted to ease the pressure of reduced sales tax collections and operating expense growth during economic downturns.

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