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Soft spot

Stocks or groups of stocks that remain weak in a strong market.

Soft Spot

A stock that does not trend upward when the majority of the market does. There are a number of explanations for a soft spot's existence. A soft spot may be a countercyclical stock or it may belong to an industry that is in decline. Alternatively, it may simply be a poorly managed company. See also: Bear Market, Bull Market.
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Avoid: Fruit with dull, dry skin or soft spots, mold, or punctures.
In some parts of a skeleton, such as the clavicle and the soft spots of the skull, they do this directly.
Some soft spots close over in as few as nine months, and others remain soft for two years or more.
CAMP barman Sean Tully has been named the TV character Scottish viewers have the biggest soft spot for.
Our position on soft spots has been proven by two of the best cement labs in the country, including the Portland Cement Association's own subsidiary lab, and their results are consistent with established science documented by the ACI.
Fruit with cut or punctured skins or very soft spots.
At particular locations, he adds, soft sediments boosted these already-amplified forces so that buildings on soft spots felt about five times the expected peak accelerations.
The Bropia-Agabot worm tag team shows that virus writers are becoming more creative in their goal of wreaking havoc through the soft spots in Microsoft software," said Gideon Stein, CEO of Omnipod.
The findings conclude that soft spots are caused by calcium chloride, rehydrating and hard troweling.
Hugger remembered another of Anna Thompson's soft spots.