While, yes, passive buy-and-hold investing is fine for the long-term, many simply cannot stand the pain of downticks
UP AND DOWN--Notice how many upticks and downticks
there are in the daily price (above) of an OPEC barrel.
That likely accounts for the downticks
logged at Tony-nommed shows.
Monthly economic data is given saturation coverage, the minutest upticks or downticks
in the growth graph followed with breathless eagerness and analysed ad nauseum.
Before a true recovery takes hold, though, Hodges said it's likely there will be seasonal upticks and downticks
until a true rebound occurs.
Business reporting that focuses on the upticks and downticks
of the market provides little room for explanation, analysis or connecting-the-dots journalism.
Sales tended to track the upticks and downticks
in the CPI.
Storage proved its sensitivity to spending upticks and downticks
Thus, it may be overly optimistic to see future recovery hinging on just a few downticks
in ECB money market rates which result from a coercively powerful euro.
One of the toughest came during the three-year period from 1987 to 1990, when Alaska suffered severe downticks
in its oil industry: NBA acquired eight other troubled banks.
No major upswings or downticks
are predicted and quality is expected to be average on the whole.
To be sure, the transmission of volatility in the funds rate to volatility in longer-term rates is likely to be muted because of the averaging out of upticks and downticks
in the overnight rate.