market break

Market break

See: Break

Market Break

A sudden, unexpected change in a security's price or in a market's value. While a market break could indicate either upward or downward change, the connotation is negative. Especially on the futures market, a market break means a steep decline in price, usually the result of a natural disaster affecting the underlying assets.

market break

See break.
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And, moreover, when you come right down to the bedrock, knight-errantry is WORSE than pork; for whatever happens, the pork's left, and so somebody's benefited anyway; but when the market breaks, in a knight-errantry whirl, and every knight in the pool passes in his checks, what have you got for assets?
HOLIDAYMAKERS planning a bargain weekend Christmas market break should head to Latvia, according to new research.
CHRISTMAS shoppers hoping for a bargain market break should head to the Baltic, research has revealed.
Rashid Al Mansoori, CEO, Qatar Stock Exchange, commented, "we're delighted to see the market break new highs - it's testament to the strength and organization of listed companies, and to all stakeholders involved in developing the market here in Qatar.
Budapest is the best bet for a bargain Christmas market break, with Riga eager to please your wallet too.
49 for two is PS200 less than for a Christmas market break in Bruges, Vienna and Copenhagen.
OUR CHOICE AUSTRIAN TYROL:Consort Travel (01709 701701) offers a five-night Xmas market break, with visits to Kitzbuhel and Salzburg, three nights' half-board and overnight accommodation on the return coach journey, for pounds 199.
We had been through Y2K, there were people here who recalled the market break of 1987, and I had participated in the Fed's response to the Russian debt moratorium.
Trading was sluggish throughout the day, with investors remaining reluctant to take clear positions ahead of a five-day market break in Japan, brokers said.
Group ownership shares in the market break down as follows: CBS, 21.
More important, the dollar value of the transactions continued to climb rapidly until 1989, easing only briefly in 1987, after the October stock market break.
BUDAPEST has overtaken its eastern European rivals to become this year's bargain choice for a Christmas market break, according to new research.