Soft spot


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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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And Rolling Stone Keith Richards, whose soft spot doubtless lies in his nose after all those years of substance-sniffing, is so taken with his garden and the woods which lie beyond that he has put his weight behind a local campaign to stop builders demolishing the trees.
A soft spot, or fontanel, is the pliant and somewhat mushy area on the top ofa newborn's head where the four bones that will make up her uppermost skull have not quite grown together.
I think we've got a little soft spot for each other.
Definitely, President Duterte has a soft spot for the poor, our workers and our OFWs.
REGULAR readers know I have a soft spot for Sarah Jessica Parker, although it's not quite accurate to describe it as a soft spot.
I moved on to report about education, government, features and cops, but always had a soft spot for what made our community tick.
I must admit I have a soft spot in my heart for sugar beets.
The Exiles was set up by Hereford United fan Jon Hale, 31, who said: 'I have always had a soft spot for a club that battles against adversity.
You might want to start looking for that soft spot on your couch, because the way Ken Lipscomb sees it, there isn't a better time than this fall to unveil the lineup of programs on his virtual broadcasting network.
If we ever wonder why, the answer would be: because God has a soft spot in His heart for man.
I've always had a soft spot for Liverpool, even playing for Everton.
I 've always had a wee soft spot for DJ ever since he read out one of my jokes on Radio Clyde when I was just a boy columnist.