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whipsaw

1. tv. to assault a person; to gang up and beat a person. What kind of creeps would whipsaw an old buzzard like that?
2. tv. [for the stock market] to reduce the capital of investors by frightening them into selling when stock prices are low and encouraging them to buy when prices are high. (Securities markets.) A lot of people were whipsawed in the recent market volatility.
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Hence, a taxpayer in this situation faces an interest-rate whipsaw that another taxpayer may avoid.
Nod's magic lies at the nexus of gesture, design and technology," said Dan Harden, CEO of Whipsaw, Nod Labs' industrial design and engineering partner.
A whipsaw case is one in which the IRS is confronted by conflicting claims by different taxpayers, often divorcing spouses, concerning the same transaction.
Indeed, a one-way sunset rule would create a wholly untenable whipsaw position for the country, especially since the same rules may properly benefit some taxpayers and adversely affect others, depending on the facts.
Cable sees intraday whipsaw trade but ends constructive.
17, 2003 arrangements) had often allowed taxpayers to whipsaw the government by relying on the IRS'S and Treasury's own rulings and other promulgations.
Still, whipsaw coverage certainly fails to provide context, as revealed in CNN's poll finding the number of Americans satisfied with the war effort plummeting from 71 percent last Friday to 38 percent on Monday.
When power prices might whipsaw, derivatives can help.
Antitrust immunity has the potential to whipsaw one airline employee group against the other, seeking a race to the bottom that has caused the loss of countless jobs and has created safety concerns that we have witnessed in other parts of the U.
Highly integrated design and technology best describes these stunning new products by Whipsaw
CROSS COUNTRY: MIDDAY SNAPSHOT & ANALYSIS OF SELECTED CROSS RATES A very choppy final session of trade for the month thus far, with the whipsaw price action hurting short-term spec accounts on both sides.
Designed by Whipsaw, a recognized leader in industrial design, the Pano Logic Virtual Desktop client is a sleek, compact silver box measuring 18 cubic inches.
Cinema One was designed in collaboration with Whipsaw, an industrial design and engineering consulting firm located in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Exactly why same-day description of the hedged item is necessary is not entirely apparent, because identification of the hedging transaction alone should prevent taxpayers from using hindsight to recharacterize gains as capital to whipsaw the government.
About Dan Harden Dan is President, CEO, and Principal Designer of Whipsaw Inc.