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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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Instead of one big explosion, rapid population growth is occurring in pockets around the world, surrounded by a sea of declining fertility.
Copulsky (1970) claims that a company experiencing declining sales should forecast pessimistically, while a company experiencing growth should forecast optimistically.
Death rate declines have occurred in: cervical, ovarian and pancreatic cancer among women; oral, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancer among men; and, as a result, benefits in terms of declining lung cancer rates have yet to become apparent.
Furthermore, declining long-term interest rates have triggered massive amounts of refinancing, about half of which has been used for consumption of one form or another.
Small gains in the education of teachers relative to other workers may not be evidence of declining quality, however; additional years of schooling may be more valuable for teachers because, as highly skilled workers, they face higher opportunity costs of staying out of the labor force.
The document deals with declining populations and we plan to present it in the fall to Premier Ernie Eves and Jim Wilson, the new minister of Northern Development and Mines," Boschoff says.
Believing that all residents of longterm care facilities should be routinely assessed for changes in their ongoing health status, the MDCPT used the Decline Rounding Audit to identify residents who were declining early in the course of their disease progression.
In an approach that's stirring debate, the researchers also tracked ratios of the numbers of declining populations and rising ones.
This cultural icon came to mind while I was reading Declining to Decline.
Furthermore, China's economy is affected by the declining value of the yen.
The June 16 Tokyo trading session was notably volatile, with the yen initially declining to a new low of [yen] 146.
Adopting a slower method of depreciation for most equipment by shifting from double declining balance to 150% declining balance,and