Shakeout

Shakeout is a term used in business and economics to describe the consolidation of an industry or sector, in which businesses are eliminated or acquired through competition. It may also refer to a situation in which many investors exit their positions, often at a loss, due to uncertainty in the market or recent bad news circulating around a partic...
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shakeout

[n] - a financial condition that results in the elimination of marginally financed participants in an industry
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shakeout

noun a financial condition that results in the elimination of marginally financed participants in an industry; `they glutted the market in order to cause a shakeout of their competitors`
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Shakeout

1) The operation of removing castings from the mold 2) a mechanical unit for separating the molding materials from the solidified metal casting.
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Shakeout

A dramatic change in market conditions that forces speculators to sell their positions, often at a loss.
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Shakeout

A dramatic change in market conditions that forces speculators to sell their positions, often at a l
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shakeout

A period when the failure rate or exit rate of firms from an industry is unusually high. Source: Philip Anderson and Michael L. Tushman, Research-Technology Management, May/June 1991, pp. 26-31. Contexts: IO; business history
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Shakeout

The consolidation of an industry or sector leading to weaker companies being taken over or going out... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/shakeout.htm?id=13012&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of shakeout'>more</a>
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