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.
Used sports cars, however, are bucking the trend, with demand for diesel models in particular seeing a 75% rise.
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.
The national headlines may be all doom and gloom, but locally, New Jersey is actually bucking the trend.
Bucking the trend toward briefer lives for increasingly heavy nuclei, the new element lasts 100,000 times longer than number 112, the last new element found (SN: 3/2/96, p.
Bucking the trend most Super Bowl advertisers follow in holding the full version of their ad a closely guarded secret until the day of the game, King Pharmaceuticals([R]), Inc.
A MIDLANDS-based network systems integrator is bucking the trend and expanding despite the gloomy economic forecasts.
Peter Houlis, managing director of the CCTV specialists, said: "2020 Vision is certainly bucking the trend, having secured a number of major contracts in the past few months.
WORSHIPPERS yesterday held the first ever service at a newly-built chapel - bucking the trend of closures which has seen an 18% decline in 15 years.
MIDLAND firms are bucking the trend as the credit crunch continues to take a stranglehold on the nation, leading business figures claimed today.
Spencer Holdings is bucking the trend with its rigorous acquisition and expansion programme," he said.
NEW MEGA BURGER: Bucking the trend of those opposed to super-size foods or huge portions, Carl's Jr.