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1. In technical analysis, a situation in which the supply and demand for a security are largely the same. A line means that the security is unlikely to see any rapid fluctuation in price. It is called a line because, when plotted on a graph, it looks like a roughly horizontal line. Technical analysts look for signals that a line is ready to break one way or another before recommending that investors take a position on a security.

2. Informal; workers in a large, industrial company. They are called the line because, historically, they assembled the parts of a product while literally standing next to each other in a long line, also called an assembly line.


In technical analysis, a horizontal pattern on a price chart indicating a period during which supply and demand for a security are relatively equal. Technical analysts generally look for the price to break away from the line, at which time they are likely to take a position in the direction of the movement. See also making a line.
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Perhaps more determined to get to the finish line was Petite Henry, 44, of Studio City, who dedicated her run to her son, Ian Polinko, 24, who was killed seven months ago in a shooting in Nashville.
The entire Canyon team crossed the finish line within three seconds of each other.
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Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line operates 669 stores in malls across the United States.
Two or three runners in their early 80s will make it, and you can take it to the bank that Ernie will beat them to the finish line by about a half-hour.
On June 1, at Indiana State University, Finish Line employees will assist by activating and leading Special Olympics athletes through the new TRAIN program onsite at the Summer Games.
29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Finish Line Youth Foundation (FLYF) has appointed Marty Posch Executive Director.
One of only a handful of elementary school-age children who will participate in this weekend's marathon, Heather says the rigorous early morning training sessions will pay off Sunday when she crosses the finish line.
Based in Indianapolis, the company has more than 641 Finish Line stores in malls across the United States, employing more than 11,000 associates who help customers every day connect with their sport, their life and their style.
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Joseph Haraszti, a Pasadena physician and psychiatrist who has crossed the finish line in six marathons.