Reaction

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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 immediate hypersensitivity reaction caused by mango can result in a lifethreatening event.
While testing the reaction to household allergens, moderate positive immediate hypersensitivity reaction was caused by the dog fur in 66.6% of patients.
As was shown earlier in our studies, immediate hypersensitivity reaction prevails in HIV infection (14, 15,16).

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