Buck the Trend

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Buck the Trend

To perform well when the market as a whole is doing poorly, or, rarely to perform badly when the market as a whole is doing well. Bucking the trend may apply to individual securities or to whole industries. In technical analysis, bucking the trend is often seen as a bullish signal, as it indicates that investors are still interested in the security or industry involved despite the downtrend in the rest of the market.
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And bucking the trend, Pat said he enjoyed having a couple of Brussels sprouts on his plate on the day itself.
AFAMILY firm which transformed a failing pub into a thriving village business is marking its first successful year in business, bucking the trend in the pub sector and doubling the workforce.
Some parts of the region were bucking the trend, however, with Sunderland recording a 6.
The trend for a lot of butchers is to see them closing so we're really bucking the trend.
SHUGBOROUGH Hall is celebrating bucking the trend with an increase in visitors.
However, we have succeeded in bucking the trend and Cardiff is showing year-on-year sales and profit growth.
But sports cars, especially diesel powered vehicles, are bucking the trend with a massive increase in sales during the past three months.
WYNYARD Golf Club is bucking the trend for bogeys in an industry that has seen a succession of clubs fall into administration this year by scoring an impressive 30% rise in membership over the last nine months.
Page 9 BUSINESS SECTORS 18-21 CREATIVE 18-19 AUTOMOTIVE 20-21 Bucking the trend A Birmingham-based film-maker is bucking the trend of London-based production by making the most of the city's talent and resources for his new film.
SCOTLAND is once again bucking the trend in new car sales.
The increase in value raised at auction shows Wales is bucking the trend for reduced activity, demonstrating our commercial auction market here is performing much better than across the rest of the UK.
Bucking the trend, music videos experienced a decrease, with 76 off-lot production days in October, compared with 148 in the same period a year ago.