Capitulation


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Capitulation

A situation in which a market gives back many or all of its previous gains. That is, prices drop significantly during a capitulation. Some investors believe that capitulation is an opportunity to buy because some securities tend to drop too much and will eventually recover nicely. However, capitulation can result in significant losses to those who already own the securities involved.
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They deny that his statement stands for capitulation.
The cessation of plans to shrink Northern Rock is the first sign of capitulation by Brown, though he won't admit it.
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After the break, it was oneway traffic, but the extent of City's capitulation would be concerning for whoever is in charge at the start of next season.
But the move seems an unnecessary capitulation, for Salle's mismatched juxtapositions looked like digitally collaged images all along, even before computerized cutting and pasting became so easy.
The move was "a great capitulation on the part of the Catholic church in the face of opposition to its pro-life, pro-family teaching," said Campaign Life Coalition president Jim Hughes, whose Quebec branch sponsored the event.
In the War of 1812, he captured the British frigate, HMS Macedonia; and in 1816 forced the capitulation of the Barbary States.
of Leiden) focuses on the perception, theory, and practice of the capitulatory system in the Ottoman legal system in the 18th century, warning that perceptions about the system found in Western sources must be treated with caution because bankruptcies of foreign merchants in the Ottoman Empire were handled in a way that did not necessarily conform to the theory of the capitulation or the perceptions of Western diplomats.
If you expect that markets will erode and go only to the low cost providers, you are engaging in capitulation and abdication," she said.
Sixty years after the capitulation of Nazi Germany the answer is, unfortunately, yes.
However, there is a more menacing subspecies of this phenomenon: the outlandish capitulation.
In nine years at Norwich City and Wrexham, Haverfordwest player/manager Deryn Brace can never have seen a capitulation like this.