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Puke

Slang for a trader selling a position, usually a losing position, as in, "When in doubt, puke it out."

Puke

Informal; the sale of a losing position. This is done to avoid further losses and to free up money that may be used in a more profitable investment. While rebounds are possible, puking a security indicates the investor's acknowledgement that further losses are unacceptable and a price recovery is unlikely. Reaching this attitude is known as reaching the "puke point." Knowing whether one is correct in reaching the puke point at a certain time is the subject of much speculation and depends greatly on one's investment strategy. See also: Close a position.
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Most of the festival stuff I've seen on TV makes me want to puke.
RTE pundit Pat Spillane famously described Tyrone's physical approach as 'puke football'.
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Sunday strolls consist of dodging puke piles, while blanking memories of the night before when doorways were filled with urinating drunks.
So much so, that 'The Lord of the Rings' star has also become pretty adept at cleaning up his baby's puke.
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I remember studying that comic and pointing out one of the comments to my brother, the one with the guy looking up, yelling, "Phuc!" In my innocence and general bliss of youth and excitement over skateboarding, I said, "Look, he's saying 'Puke!'" And my brother's response (as he was a little older than me and wise to the ways of the world) was to maintain that innocence of mine a bit longer.
Also on sale at showstudio.com is a pounds 15K Marko Mitanovski dress, worn by Gaga, 25, to be puked on in a film (aptly titled Puke on Gaga) for her Monster Ball tour.
According to the October issue of British Vogue, the 23-year-old British singer also clarified that she pukes before going on stage and not on stage, and that the pre-show puke guarantees a great performance.
Miller, a former British and US Open champion, described the Australian's swing on an NBC TV broadcast as like that of a 15-handicapper, adding it was "enough to make Ben Hogan puke".
And then the surface is attacked with broad stains of red, excrescences of muddy brown and asphalt black, congealing there like the puke and rot of the body.
The purchase of Te Puke, a 1909 house updated with a 1927 Arts and Crafts-styled second floor, ends the entertainment industry couple's search for a family home for their two children, now aged seven and four, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.