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A stock or group of stocks that is the first to move in a market upsurge or downturn.
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The stocks with the highest trading volume over a given period of time. Leadership may give an indication of future market movements. That is, a large amount of interest in certain stocks may mean that the market will continue to be interested in them. Leadership may be either good or bad for the market. For example, poor leadership may result from too much speculation, while solid leadership comes from sustainable investing practices. It is also called market leadership.
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An active stock that tends to lead the general market in price movements. For example, strength and activity may have made a stock a leader in a recent upward market movement.
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One downspout, one drop outlet, three elbows and two wall clips will cost about $40 at a home center.
Smith said she has designed and built rain gardens that incorporate water from all the downspouts on one house, and has found solutions to basement flooding by directing water away from foundations.
You direct the rainwater from the downspouts to the garden via a swale (a stone channel) or plastic piping.
To begin, find the downspout nearest the spot where water enters your basement and install a 6-ft.
Record the length of the gutter runs and mark the downspout locations.
in 20 ft.) so that water always runs toward a downspout. Gutters knocked askew by snow or ice (Fig.
Also, see if a product brochure is available to help you figure out how much gutter and downspout to purchase, along with which fittings you'll need and how many of each to buy.
Another indicator of shingle problems can be found when cleaning downspouts or gutters.