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Decline

A situation in which a stock or other security that has dropped in price over a given period. For example, if a stock opens at $5 and closes at $4.45, it is said to have declined for that trading day.

decline

A decrease in the price of a security.
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He might well have added that the Roman power was at its zenith when every citizen acknowledged his liability to fight for the State, but that it began to decline as soon as this obligation was no longer recognized.
With regard to the proposed marriage, Lady Lydiard casts no doubt on Miss Pink's perfect sincerity and good faith; but, at the same time, she positively declines to believe that Mr.
One major looming uncertainty is whether the Beijing government will accept the significant decline in the international competitive position of its domestic firms as its contribution to financial stability in the region.
Overall crime reported in 1992, as measured by the Index, was 3 percent lower than in 1991, which represents the first annual decline since 1984.
Foresters first became aware of the steady and ubiquitous decline of the high-elevation conifer forests in the late 1970s.
With the mail order market completing its fourth year of decline and competition increasing from store-based and international competitors, mail order operators are adapting to a new online-based model.
While high-rise costs jump nearly 18%, townhouse and combo property costs decline.
EPA 2004a) and now believes the decline was even steeper, although these new estimates were obviously not available to Knowlton et al.
The last year has seen a strong recovery of metals prices following several years of decline.
3 per cent halting four straight years of decline while at the same time the average amount families paid in income tax fell by 8.
This condition of progressive decline is sometimes referred to as "failure to thrive" (FTT), a syndrome of nonspecific symptoms.
But at the same time, assaults and other violent crimes fell as part of a 4 percent drop in crimes districtwide, with trespassing and loitering incidents showing the steepest decline at 55 percent.