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on the downside

Considering the negative, adverse, disadvantageous, regrettable, etc., aspects of a situation, especially one that is or would be otherwise positive or beneficial. My son will automatically have EU citizenship because he's being born in Ireland, but on the downside, we have to apply separately for American citizenship.
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This strategy would allow Gentile to profit if the stock falls, but also provides downside protection if it falls too far.
"We agree that the operating leverage should be more favourable but the top line could still fall by c10% (online travel agencies and Airbnb might exacerbate the downside risks), resulting in 13% earnings per share downside after assuming an additional USD55 million cost cuts.
Downside: This is still a relatively new procedure in the United States.
The report said: "For much of the time under consideration by the inquiry, the overriding concern in both Ampleforth and Downside was to avoid contact with the local authority or the police at all costs, regardless of the seriousness of the alleged abuse or actual knowledge of its occurrence.
The downside: Since Ripple, a privately owned company, has so much control over the system, purists say XRP isn't decentralized enough - in contrast with Bitcoin, which anybody can mine.
Additionally, Estrada (2002) proposed use of Downside CAPM (D-CAPM) with downside beta as a corresponding risk measure for calculation of emerging markets' cost of equity, because he showed that downside model explained almost 55% of the variability in the emerging markets' cross-section of returns.
The credit outlook for most euro area countries is stable, balancing the moderate economic recovery under way, which is supported by lower commodity prices and the impact of quantitative easing by the European Central Bank (ECB), with a range of downside risks, Moody's Investors Service says in a new report today.
Summary: IP surprised on the downside, posting a mere 0.4% YoY increase in June
"'ere's only one downside to this job and it's a major downside," Hodgson said.
Downside: Some report street-view maps don't work all the time.
| TOKYO, Nov 29 (KUNA) -- Bank of Japan (BOJ) Policy Board member Sayuri Shirai on Thursday warned of downside risks to the outlook for the Japanese economy, highlighting uncertainty over economies overseas and adverse impact of the consumption tax hike.
To the downside, if price cannot hold above 1.6000, a key potential support area on any further downside correction resides around the 1.5750 price region.James Chen, CMT Chief Technical Strategist FX Solutions
"I see the risk more on the downside than the upside," WTO Director General Pascal Lamy said at a press conference in Singapore.
"The key drivers of the negative outlook are (1) the UK's uncertain economic prospects; (2) downside risks for asset-quality; and (3) pressure on profitability due to net interest margin pressure, weak credit growth, and higher regulatory and compliance costs."