Weak Sister

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Weak Sister

Informal for the security in a portfolio or fund that performs worse than all other securities in the portfolio or fund. One may consider dropping the weak sister unless there is significant growth potential in the future.
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Last week was a healthy wash out, removing the weak sisters from the market," said Art Hogan, chief market analyst at Jeffries & Co.
I think this is a physical team, although this league really doesn't have any weak sisters,'' Roberts said.