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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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Stephens analyst Jack Atkins upgraded United Continental to Overweight from Equal Weight, stating that the company's three EPS guidance hikes this year not only bucks the trend of its peers but proves him wrong about the potential effectiveness of its domestic network growth strategy.
Games of films are generally rubbish, but this bucks the trend. It is a great arcade-style third-person action adventure.
But he bucks the trend and hits the national funny bone on a daily basis.
The total 7.4pc rise in sales for the week to August 14, compared with the same period last year, will be a welcome tonic to John Lewis and bucks the trend elsewhere on the high street.
While the Fidelity deal somewhat bucks the trend at the ITC, according to Al Cleary, senior director at C&W, its all part of the process to create the right mix of tenants.
The rise bucks the trend of falling school rolls and declining population across Scotland.
This bucks the trend in most organizations that leaves public relations among the last departments to be held accountable.
M&S bucks the trend with its new Autumn Home 2001 catalogue.