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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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At present I am, as you know, fairly busy, but I propose to devote my declining years to the composition of a textbook, which shall focus the whole art of detection into one volume.
The sweet scenes of autumn were for a while put by, unless some tender sonnet, fraught with the apt analogy of the declining year, with declining happiness, and the images of youth and hope, and spring, all gone together, blessed her memory.
She grew up during the declining years of communism under Josip Broz Tito and the loosening of the Yugoslav federation that led to the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
The reader learns of her return to Canada, where she is still renowned, and of her declining years.
MAN has long since sought the secret of eternal youth But there is no escaping the truth We can grow old with dignity and pride But its appearance you cannot hide It is no secret, so we must bear The beauty that is lost that once was there For it is known beauty is only skin deep It's inside we find the beauty we can keep The declining years may show your age But life is beautiful at any stage So look to the heavens and look at a star For it is still beautiful, though over many years it has travelled far.
They've released some inferior material during their declining years but came back with a stormer in The Liberty Of Norton Folgate in 2009 and the very decent Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da two years ago and are now a band very comfortable in their legacy.
A MAN who broke his anti-social behaviour order by contacting his mum was said by a judge to be turning "her declining years into a misery".
The proceeds of the Poppy Day collections go to alleviate their suffering and bring a little comfort into their declining years.
During her rapidly declining years, my brother and I scoured the press for clarity but merely read the same set of policy initiatives and promises which are being rehashed now.