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The performance of a stock relative to its industry or the performance of an industry relative to the market as a whole. A stock (or industry) that outperforms its industry (or market) for a given period of time is seen as a bullish sign for that stock (or industry). The concept is also called relative strength.
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If all votes cast for the various parties in the constituency section were totalled up and seats allocated according to party strengths instead of by the first-past-the-post method, Labour would still only manage to capture 16 out of the 40 seats, instead of the 30 they netted under the notoriously unfair system we now use.
Winkler believes he has disproved this theory on four counts: a) by showing that the party system of Imperial Germany was fundamentally transformed by skyrocketing turnout rates and the S.P.D.'s unparalleled success; b) by revealing that party strengths across Germany were massively reapportioned after 1918; c) by showing that most parties (other than the Catholic Centre) failed to achieve a strong and permanent bond ("coalition") with their voters, thus undermining the notion of firm socio-cultural milieux; and d) by demonstrating that knowledge about the regions of particular liberal strength in the 1870s helps not one whit in predicting where liberals would be strong at the beginning of the Weimar period (let alone at the end).
The following are the updated party strengths in both houses of the Diet after House of Representatives member Tatsuya Ito left the Democratic Party of Japan's (DPJ) parliamentary bloc on Wednesday to become independent.