Staying power


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Staying power

The ability of an investor to stay in the market and not to sell out of a position when an investment has fallen in value.

Staying Power

Informal; the ability of an investor to refuse to give into fear after a loss and to remain in the market. Because every investor loses on some positions, it is necessary to have staying power in order to become (and to be considered) a "serious" investor.
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Verdict: I was quite disappointed with this lipstick as I am a fan of Benefit make-up but the lipstick had no staying power and I thought it was a little bit average.
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Besides, as Antony Tudor once commented when someone asked him what makes an artist: "Staying power!" he said.
As Wisconsin's Small Business Persons of the Year, WAF's management team was judged on its staying power, growth in number of employees, increase in sales and/or unit volume, current and past financial reports, innovativeness of product or service offered, response to adversity and contributions to aid community-oriented projects.
It is too dependent upon the cleverness of its leaders, and any of them had better have a staying power that avoids too many repeats.