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A stock or group of stocks that is the first to move in a market upsurge or downturn.
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The stocks with the highest trading volume over a given period of time. Leadership may give an indication of future market movements. That is, a large amount of interest in certain stocks may mean that the market will continue to be interested in them. Leadership may be either good or bad for the market. For example, poor leadership may result from too much speculation, while solid leadership comes from sustainable investing practices. It is also called market leadership.
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An active stock that tends to lead the general market in price movements. For example, strength and activity may have made a stock a leader in a recent upward market movement.
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The first Concertmaster in the range has a Portuguese ruby port cask finish.
Hired in 1937 by conductor Otto Klemperer, violinist Frisina moved up to concertmaster six years later, becoming at age 28 the youngest such one in the U.S.
The ConcertMaster has three side jacks for headphone, microphone and subwoofer; allows any audio device, such as external speakers, to plug into the keyboard; includes an integrated shielded speaker system with 2+2 watt amplifier; is compatible with all sound cards and portable audio devices, and features three new keys that allow access to Windows 95 software.
Following an extraordinary career abroad, Schro[THORN]eder has been Concertmaster of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra since 2015 yet his journey into music started young.
Medina said a good concertmaster must know the music very well and not just the part that he is playing.
Michael Thornton, principal horn of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, together with the conductor and pianist Andrew Litton, and the concertmaster of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Yumi Hwang-Williams, have teamed up to record three horn trios.
SPRINGFIELD - Searmi Park, concertmaster of the Eugene Symphony, and Greg and Fran Cramer, owners of the Marsh Anne Landing Winery in Oakland, have joined to create the Marsh Anne Chamber Players.
Roberto, now 18, was only 15 when he was appointed concertmaster of the NYO (the orchestra's youngest ever), a position which was taken 66 years ago in 1948 by John Ludlow, the first to hold the job in the then newly-formed orchestra.
A Stradivarius violin that was stolen in late January from the concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra has been recovered seemingly unharmed, authorities in Milwaukee announced Thursday.
Bryan was formerly concertmaster of the Sarawak State Orchestra and Guest Principal Violist of the National Symphony Orchestra of Malaysia.
Golub was concertmaster of Chicago's music of the Baroque Orchestra for 35 years.
Harth served as concertmaster of the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras, concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and concertmaster of the Louisville Symphony Orchestra.