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Unload

To sell securities, especially all the shares one owns. Unloading has a connotation of selling at a loss, especially in a bear market or following a bad investment decision. See also: Bull trap.

unload

To sell an investment, generally at a loss.
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We went out and purchased a Komatsu 650 and we could unload a barge in six to seven hours," says Ellis.
Terminals at the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert and Thunder Bay were congested throughout most of the week and were unable to unload all CN cars delivered to the ports owing to limited space for new grain.
But the terminals were full, and there was no space to unload until ships arrive later in the week .
At Thunder Bay, CN unloads totalled 1,120 cars, 93 per cent of the 1,200-car target.
CN unloads at Thunder Bay were 1,073 cars, 89 percent of the target.
Prince Rupert, which is served exclusively by CN, saw grain unloads of 1,219 cars, 102 percent of the 1,200-car target.
This represented 111 percent of CN's unload target of 3,500 cars for Crop Year Week 44, ended June 1, 1997.
PLATINUM Fast Unload - quickly unloads data from data files;
Snapshot Utilities are the combination of BMC Software's EXTENDED BUFFER MANAGER (XBM(TM)) and any of the following BMC Software utility products: CHECK PLUS, UNLOAD PLUS(R) or COPY PLUS.