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Pull

Used in the context of general equities. See: Cancel.
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For someone who is trying to help us through this, Carlsberg-Tetley has at the last hour almost pulled the plug.
But Forest pulled the plug on their own season, falling to 11th place.
And the president decided that he did not want to be the one who pulled the plug just before he left office," Politico quoted Cheney, as saying.
And while her album sits at the top of the charts, Sony BMG has pulled the plug on former Brookside child actor Ray's career.
After barely a year (and a top-notch tip squad), the powers that be pulled the plug on Matt Mumford's Legacy While the Mutt and super-am Peter Watkins found a quick home on the Label, the big winner may be Aussie sensation Shane Cross, who was invited to try his luck on the fearsome Flip team.
A steady rise in the number of homes for sale over the summer gave buyers more choice, and pulled the plug on the seller's market and the bidding wars that pushed home prices to new heights in recent years, said Jim Link, the association's executive vice president.
The city council there would not have pulled the plug on such a wonderful initiative -see Metrolink.
The pounds 700million scheme has been on hold since May 1 when the FA pulled the plug, insisting they could not underwirte the huge costs.
That's when we pulled the plug and we were looking for options.
SONIA O'Sullivan has pulled the plug on one of the big jewels in the World Cross Country Championships in Ostend next Saturday.
We could have pulled the plug on the literacy strategy but we haven't done so, because we are willing to work with the Government and its standards agenda," Mr McAvoy said.
A top UK hotel chain has pulled the plug on steamy movies.

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