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Hunkering down

A term used to describe a trader selling off a big position in a stock.

Hunkering Down

Informal; the act of selling a large position in stock. That is, an investor hunkers down when he/she closes a position suddenly, especially when the position was particularly large. See also: Panic sell.
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From there, Hunker continues by sharing information concerning the growth of Columbus, and by looking at city leadership, economic development, cultural diversity, and the quality of life of its residents.
Even more impressive is another fact that Hunker shares--Columbus grew while Ohio's other large cities decreased in population.
One component of the book that I found especially surprising was the fact that Hunker devotes much explanation and history about the growth of "shopping" in Columbus.
Hunker said the series is designed as a brainstorming session for leading academics, industry and political leaders as the country seeks to better defend itself against the threat of cyberterrorism.
It's easy when you are in a crisis to hunker down and miss opportunities," Clark Public Utilities Commissioner Nancy Barnes commented before casting her vote in support of the project.
Even as panicked neighbors evacuated horses, other ranch owners chose to hunker down and wait out the blaze with their animals.
Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games come in, with the latest run of their interactive wildlife show, which this year hails from a new location: RSBP Leighton Moss in Lancashire, where they'll be perfectly placed to follow the area's wildlife as it hunkers down.
I got down on my hunkers and crawled in and I could see my hands, but that was it.
The fiberglass booth hunkers down on the seabed of Hideaway Island, a coral atoll (donut-shaped reef island enclosing a lagoon).
To outwit hungry predators, for example, the hand-size fish hunkers down on the ocean floor, looking more like an algae-covered rock than a tasty meal.
Bih, his female counterpart, hunkers down to feast on a tattooed human arm.