Downswing

Definition:

(1) A downward turn in a security's price after a period of flat or rising prices (market top). (2) The period during which a security's price trends downwards.

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Bundling, unbundling

Creation of securities either by combining primitive and derivative securities into one composite hybrid or by separating returns on an asset into classes.

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