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buck the trend

To develop in an unexpected, surprising, or unforeseen way, especially in a way that contradicts recent history. Typically used in reference to financial matters. Although property values in our city are down overall, one neighborhood is bucking the trend and still getting fair market value.
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However, the Guernsey, Brown Swiss, Montbeliarde and Meuse Rhine Issel (MRI) bucked the trend with higher production rates, while the Montbeliardes also increased fat and protein production by 25kg to 475kg with an average milk yield of 6,620kg.
We certainly bucked the trend in 2008 by completing eight lettings.
High schools bucked the trend, with 25 percent scoring a 1, down 5 percentage points from last year.
Some markets bucked the trend and witnessed vacancy drops, including Boston (6.
Results of PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY'S latest quarterly survey show that rates dropped more sharply in the South Central and Western regions, while the Northeast bucked the trend and achieved a four-point increase in average hourly rates - mainly for machine sizes under 300 tons.
7%) bucked the trend, while warm winter weather in the Northeast clearly showed in Sunoco's 19.
Paul McGerrigan and his wife Sue have bucked the trend of struggling small traders by opening in Sutton Avenue, Eastern Green.
Other actresses bucked the trend by going bold and bright.
Lucy O'Carroll, of the Royal Bank of Scotland, said: "Increased output and employment in the North-east bucked the trend seen across the UK as a whole in April.
Cash positive after 22 months and profitable since then, the Company has bucked the trend of so many start-ups in telecoms over the last few of years.
Notwithstanding several quarters of widespread credit turbulence and disproportionate downgrade activity globally, there are some rated entities that have bucked the trend and currently stand to benefit from potential bond rating upgrades even in this credit trough, said a study released today from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
INFO has bucked the trend of leading registrars - with Germany's Schlund + Partner outpacing VeriSign for the number one registrar slot.
YPF Structured Export Notes I (SENs I) bucked the trend in Argentina and made the its final debt service payment on May 26, 2002.