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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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It's hardly surprising that contraceptive access is declining in Kenya, and there's more at work than simply a shift in funder priorities.
Not incoincidentally, inequality started declining when average per capita growth in the poorest countries (such as India and China) started exceeding average growth in the rich countries around 1980.
The rates of Ecstasy use, which had increased sharply among American adolescents through 2001, are declining as high school youth come to see its use as more dangerous.
Castles notes that "reversals" in declining fertility rates have also been recorded for example in Scandinavia.
How might a declining krill population affect seals?
Median total operating expenses and assessment for all condominium property types as a group remained relatively stable in 2004, declining just 1.1 percent to $1,912.42 per unit for the year from $1,933.96 per unit in 2003.
Forward business sentiment improved in Malaysia and the Philippines, while declining in Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand; indices for Singapore and Malaysia remained in negative territory, while the index for Thailand fell into negative territory for the first time since March 2002.
The university, however, was losing market share as the percentage of NJ high school graduates it was able to attract was declining over time.
This time span comprised five periods: a preorganochlorine period (1852-1929); a period of industrial growth and initial use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs; 1930-1945); a period of rapidly increasing DDT use and further industrialization (1946-1959); a period of declining use and the eventual ban of DDT as well as the beginning of industrial pollution controls (1960-1979); and a period of substantial reduction of organochlorines in the environment (1980-2001).
Among Canadian men, since 1989, the overall cancer death rate is declining slowly as a result of decreases in death rates for lung, colorectal and other cancers.
The National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, in its 2000 report on tuberculosis control efforts in the United States, warned against the "complacency and neglect" that come with declining numbers of cases and reaffirmed the goal of TB elimination (annual incidence of <1 case per 1,000,000 population) in the United States (6).
Our birth rate has been below replacement level for three decades, and is declining. It may seem as though we are reproducing ourselves because the population continues to increase.