Across the board


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Across the board

Movement or trend in the stock market that causes all stocks in all sectors to move in the same direction.

Across the Board

Relating to or applying to a situation in which most or all members of a group behave the same way. This especially applies to a situation in which most securities on an exchange move in the same direction. For example, one might say, "Stocks are down across the board," meaning that the predominant market movement is downward. Across the board situations are normally responses to a market-wide event, such as a change in interest rate or a political situation.
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Across the Board is the result of a partnership between Tyne & Wear Museums, the North East Regional Museums Hub and the British Museum.
Spotfire software's adaptability to specific business challenges within and across industries, such as portfolio management, scientific research, manufacturing, and sales and marketing, drew new customers across the board.
Across the Board explores all of these games plus many more.
A new price initiative in PVC resins appears to have been led by Georgia Gulf, which called for a 2|cents~/lb increase across the board, effective March 1.
said the market in co-ops, condos and townhouses has picked up across the board.
Quantum Chemical led off the move on LLDPE with a 4|cents~/lb increase across the board, effective Nov.
Hospitality International has seen a surge in reservation activity, with increases across the board, including the number of reservations booked, average rate per reservation and overall revenue generated through reservations.
Across the board, state and local governments in California grow bigger and more expensive, yet the services they provide get ever scarcer.
The move appears to have been led by Quantum Chemical, which issued increases of 3|cents~/lb across the board on all of its L/LLDPE resins.
Keynote's third VoIP competitive intelligence study revealed that overall VoIP quality has improved across the board since Keynote's last study in December 2005 and that the leading VoIP providers have actually surpassed PSTN (traditional phone service) in overall audio quality, but still lag behind PSTN in audio delay.
We think that traffic is down across the board,'' he said.
Fina Oil & Chemical, Shell, Aristech, Exxon, and Eastman all called for increases of 2 [cents]/lb across the board on their PP resins, effective Jan.