Mixed bag


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Mixed bag

Used in the context of general equities. Group of stocks which consists of some which are up, down, and neutral.

Mixed Bag

An informal term for a group of securities, some of which are trading above their opening prices, some of which are trading below them, and some that are trading roughly at their opening prices.
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But on Sunday fishery manager Pete was back on top with a 140-4-0 mixed bag, taken on pole and bronze maggot at six metres from peg 26 on House Pool 2.
Enhanced with a description of game farms and hunting resorts; a 'Meat Composition' guide of articular animals in terms of their fat, protein, calories, etc.; a 'Handy Guide to Herbs and Spices', plus an 'Emergency Substitutions' chart, the recipes comprising "Wildlife Harvest Game Cookbook" are arranged in chapters dedicated to Pheasant; Duck and Goose; Quail; Partridge; Venison; Fish; 'Mixed Bag'; Soups, Sauces and Salads; Breads and Stuffing; 'Miscellaneous', Cranberries; and Desserts.
Social care for adults across the North East is a mixed bag, according to inspectors.
I guess the consensus is that this is a mixed bag, there's some rippers on there, and the likes of Lemmy, Lita Ford, Children of Bodom, and others offset the presence of Dee Snider.
The unions are after job protection whilst a mixed bag of politicos has found grounds to oppose the plans, one group saying the price is too cheap, whilst another concerned over a possible foreign takeover.
After reaching an agreement--and after accessing a mixed bag of public and private funds that included low-interest loans, the sale of low-income housing credits, tax-exempt bonds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and donations from various organization--Common Ground reached out to Polshek Partnership Architects to spearhead a complicated design and construction effort.
But it's a mixed bag. Hot, muggy weather can sap anyone's energy.
With questions like: In what city was the heir to the Austrian Throne, Archduke Ferdinand assassinated in 1914?; In Spain, what is an omelette made from eggs, potatoes and garlic called?; and What Romanian dictator was overthrown in a coup in 1989 and later executed?, The Europe Quiz Book is a compilation a great multitude of questions from the categories of mixed bag, entertainment, sports, cities, writers, famous people, food and drink, artists, and much more.
Being a dancer is a mixed bag. Injuries are a constant threat.
Willie Middleton II prefers a mixed bag, and rounds out his two-person full-time staff with up to eight to ten independent contractors in any given week.
This collection of quotes--a mixed bag of the humorous and the philosophical from sources as diverse as Alice in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, Albert Einstein, and Napoleon Bonaparte--is a thought-provoking sampler on the subject.
The 170g cube contains a mixed bag of toffees and eclairs ensuring that there is something to tempt the taste buds of the whole family.