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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.
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Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.
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reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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The video had a delayed reaction because Hume opened with a one-over 73 on Thursday before his four-under round in the rain.
Nicholson denied the squad suffered a delayed reaction to the news their club is still in danger of administration and added: 'We have to clear our minds and get on with the Cup.'
"This delayed reaction is the novel feature," Professor Mills explained.
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There was a delayed reaction for online bucket shop Lastminute.com after its share price did little on Thursday despite the company saying it would hit profit by next year.
Staff have noticed a rise in referrals in the past few weeks and are blaming delayed reaction to the terrorist attacks.
You think that's a delayed reaction? You should have seen the Irish Star yesterday, telling its fight fans that Sinclair would challenge for the WBU belt in Belfast!
BLUE chip shares plunged back into ne gative territory, as the market suffered a delayed reaction to the Bank of England's decision to slash interest rates.
"Thieves who stole the pumps may find themselves feeling ill as they contain the residue of Systhane so those whose skin comes into contact with the spray may find they suffer a delayed reaction causing serious headaches and nausea.
Didier Agathe's ball into the box looked harmless enough but Sutton and Khizanishvili both missed it and Hartson was quicker at the far post to fire home despite Andrews' delayed reaction.
The song called Cardiff Afterlife is a 'delayed reaction' to the nine-year mystery disappearance of Richey.
Iserved in Northern Ireland in the 1970s and due to apparent changes in the Ministry of Defence's story publishing policy, I find that I'm severely traumatised by the experience and suffering Delayed Reaction Money Grubbing Syndrome, to give it its current made-up diagnosis.