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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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Importantly, however, the impact of the whipsaw effect is actually
As was the case in West, the plaintiffs brought suit against AK Steel, seeking whipsaw calculation of benefits for all plan participants who were excluded in the West case.
This whipsaw against taxpayers is exacerbated to the extent of the interest-rate differential on underpayments and overpayments.
taxpayer from the whipsaw resulting where losses on the sale of stock of a foreign affiliate are allocated to foreign-source income.
The IRS did not raise the whipsaw issue in FNMA but it is being raised in other audits and has not been rejected by the national office.
amp;bull;Euro looking to carve out fresh lower top ahead of next drop •Dollar/Yen confined to inside day price action •Cable mirrors Wednesday price action following whipsaw trade •Dollar/Swiss well supported on dips; look to buy EUR/USD EUR/USD - Not yet ready to break down after triggering a major head & shoulders top on Monday.
Independent oil and gas research, Derrick petroleum Service on Thursday said a $20 Billion excess of Oil and Gas assets is currently for sale worldwide due to the whipsaw in oil and gas prices demand in the economic downturn with estimated value of more than $10 million.
Threat Matrix'' is essentially another crime-procedural show, with scads of impenetrable techno-babble and Middle Eastern names spewed at a breathless rate, too many characters to reasonably follow (except to understand whether they're integral to the story line) and a whipsaw pace that prevents viewers much chance to wonder at the implausibility of it all.
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.
CROSS COUNTRY: MIDDAY SNAPSHOT & ANALYSIS OF SELECTED RATES It has been a wild morning of trade in the US with the majority of the whipsaw price action resulting from comments from Treasury Secretary Geithner who initially sent the USD into a tailspin after saying that he was "quite open" to China's suggestion of moving to an SDR-linked currency system.
The whipsaw movements of the market can play havoc with investors' equanimity, but area experts and advisers said yesterday that they have counseled investors to plan for risks, spread out their assets and stay calm.
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.
593, 1993, the government consolidated the cases to prevent the whipsaw that had resulted in Arnes I and II.
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.