Death play

Death play

A stock strategy that buys stock on the belief that a key executive will die, the company will be dissolved, and shares will command a higher price at their private market value.
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But Cooke hopes the Warrington Wolves maestro will have nothing to shout about after Saturday's sudden death play off shoot-out.
Researchers hope that by fully understanding the mechanism behind programmed cell death, they may be able to develop treatments for cancer and other diseases in which misregulated programmed cell death plays a role.
Korsmeyer's experiments established that blocking cell death plays a primary role in cancer.