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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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If we take the 10 stocks with the highest downside betas on MICEX and MSCI Russia and then account for any double counting of companies, we are left with a group of 14 names.
Forsey describes the Pension Research Institute model designed to estimate downside risk by providing some measurements based on the MAR.
Though still a member of the monastic community at Downside, Abbot Yeo said O'Keefe, known in the community as Father Dunstan, is not currently living at Downside.
Because of the uncertainties, there is a strong buyer's market, and many downside protection covenants will be easy to negotiate for.
If the investor wanted downside protection below $55 through the end of the year, he could purchase January expiration 55-strike puts for $4 per share and sell January expiration 70-strike calls at $4 per share.
Father Davis added: "In spite of this, Downside believes Ryan is an able and gifted young person who has developed during almost two years at the school.
The investor buys a put option - an option to sell stock at a specific strike price - to limit the downside risk.
Market can do as he pleases, which means moving even higher, Wright sees little upside potential and considerable downside risk.
However, a Select Blue Chip purchased at Undervalue or just slightly into its Rising Trend, in Kelley Wright's experience, has substantially less downside and recovers much more quickly than the typical growth stock or index.
The most recent stochastic figure for TELM causes our researchers to think there is probably strong downside action over the next week or so.
At the same time, the most recent stochastic indication for EMC leads our analysts to believe the potential exists for notable downside movement in the near future.
The recent stochastic chart for BRCD gives our researchers the idea that there may be strong downside movement in the near future.