Across-the-Board Movement

Across-the-Board Movement

A trend affecting all or nearly all securities in a market or sectors in an economy. For example, an across the board movement may describe a period of growth in which every industry sees increases in profitability. See also: Systematic risk.
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In a study of theoretical syntax, BlEnel begins with the theory of labeling and suggests novel analyses of four empirical phenomena: long-distance dependencies, critical freezing, nested dependencies, and across-the-board movement.
An across-the-board movement to disinvest in all militarism is, however, a far cry from singling out one state; especially when the destruction of that state is routinely called for by nations with significant weaponry.
We had very good across-the-board movement on our product line.