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Break

A rapid and sharp price decline. Related: Crash.

Break

1. A sudden, unexpected change in a security's price or in a market's value. While a break could indicate either upward or downward change, the connotation is negative. Especially on the futures market, a break means a steep decline in price, usually the result of a natural disaster affecting the underlying.

2. Less frequently, break refers to a discrepancy in a brokerage's accounting books.

break

1. A sharp price decline in a particular security or in the market as a whole. A break usually occurs when unexpected negative information is made public and investors rush to sell. Also called market break.
2. A discrepancy on the books of a brokerage firm.

break

1. To dissolve an underwriting syndicate.
2. See bust.
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AaAntoine Baroudi, General Manager of Baroudi Sports Club, Director of the Spring Break Camp commented: "Our trainers and supervisors have the necessary experience and equipment to make this a great experience.Aa Furthermore, the facilities available at Zayed Sports City render it a principal destination for children and parents during the coming holidays.Aa We look forward to mutual ongoing cooperation during the coming occasions.AaThis event will take place between Sunday, April 4 and Thursday, April 15, 2010 from 9:00 a.m.
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