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Wave

A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
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Earlier this year they rang me to ask if I wanted to start teaching again and six weeks later I created Making Waves.
Making Waves Swim School currently runs classes from seven locations, including DW Fitness on the Plas Coch Retail Park in Wrexham and the Plassey Leisure Centre in Eyton, Wrexham where the team has just launched a new adult class to complement its existing adult and baby classes.
As well as working with victims and witnesses of crime, Making Waves also helped to develop an arson reduction programme with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, installed extra home security measures, issued SMART water kits which help identify stolen goods and taught local children about good citizenship.
The North Bay-based company is making waves with the introduction of iRing, an AutoCAD-based software package that promises to boost ore recovery for underground mining operations.
I wanted to cry with joy when I saw DANCE MAGAZINE's salsa feature in the June issue [see "Salsa: Making Waves in the Dance World," page 46].
Nowadays the vivacious entertainer does what she can to dodge questions about gay marriage, seemingly more concerned with not making waves than with the equal rights of a good chunk of her fan base.
Swansea-born Joanna will soon be appearing in a new ITV drama series Making Waves.
A retail segment making waves throughout New York City is banking.
To avoid making waves, the commission simply tiptoed through the tulips strewing "options" rather than answers.
Mark Yudof is at it again--calling for sweeping changes and making waves in the process.
Part of Redwood's new Making Waves range, Vegetarian Breaded Fish-Style Fingers are made from soya and wheat protein.
It won The Newsletter on Newsletters 2001 Gold Award in the investment newsletter category, but it began making waves long before that.