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Hunkering down

A term used to describe a trader selling off a big position in a stock.

Hunkering Down

Informal; the act of selling a large position in stock. That is, an investor hunkers down when he/she closes a position suddenly, especially when the position was particularly large. See also: Panic sell.
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Hunker hosted tours of Columbus, during which he imparted his wide-ranging knowledge of Ohio.
However, I quickly found it to be fascinating, especially since Hunker added personal anecdotes in addition to the information he had gathered from others.
Normally one does not hang around when one is not welcome, particularly after 100 years of living cheek by jowl with one's sworn enemies -- which is why I cannot agree with Richard Cohen's advice that ``it is best for Israel to hunker down.
For instance, a food-stealing beetle can just hunker down and wait out ant attacks until it picks up camouflaging odors.
Key tight sand projects currently under development include the Canton field in Ohio and the Cooperstown, Hunker and Yatesboro fields in Pennsylvania.
Tadpoles have a stinky way of warning each other to hunker down when a predator looms, according to a new study.
5 net) development wells were drilled, including coal bed methane wells in the Nora field of Virginia and the Unity Project in Pennsylvania, and tight gas sand wells in the Cooperstown/Cramerven and Hunker fields in Pennsylvania and the Canton field in Ohio.
THOSE WHO SAW David Sutherland's ``The Farmer's Wife'' in 1998 have probably already made plans to hunker down for the next three evenings to watch his latest, ``Country Boys,'' a ``Frontline'' documentary miniseries following two teen boys through some difficult formative years.
Gamers' street-smart dragsters will be ready to smoke the strip after they hunker down in the garage with wrenches and hot rodding know-how.
Intriguingly, the only other bacteria shown to hunker down in the gall bladder of an unbothered host is the one that causes typhoid fever, which is spread between people via contaminated food.
Gather your friends and family, your old sorority sisters and fraternity brothers, and Hunker Down with the Dawgs - Ritz-Carlton Style.
It's easy when you are in a crisis to hunker down and miss opportunities," Clark Public Utilities Commissioner Nancy Barnes commented before casting her vote in support of the project.