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Talk Down

To encourage a stock price to decline. Talking down can be a form of price manipulation (in which case it is illegal) or it simply may be a self-fulfilling prophesy. For example, an analyst may believe a stock is overvalued and publish an article saying so. This may spook investors into selling, which itself would cause the price to decline.
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By the way, that means when you talk down to someone.
You have to support the guy, you can't talk down to him and about him, you know, that's not going to help.
Nickelodeon speaks meaningfully to kids and features kids as heroes in its programming while reflecting universal kid issues in a way that does not talk down to them.
A BRAVE policeman scaled a 180ft church steeple to talk down a suicidal man - then said it was all part of his job.
What makes us different from other food magazines is we don't talk down to the reader.
If you've got the time, Kimball says, he has dozens of success stories about the kids who didn't listen to their friends talk down Scouting and went on to earn their Eagle badges.
But Williams points out that the movie does not talk down to its audience.
And I'm appalled by the way some doctors talk down to us.
You never talk down to kids, you always try to bring them up to your level,'' she says.
There is a tendency to talk down Canoga Park, and I think that's unfortunate because we've got a lot going.