Take a powder

Definition:

Temporarily cancel an order or indication in a stock, while unrepresented interest still exists. See: Back on the shelf, sidelines.

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Performance shares

Shares of stock paid out to managers only if the company makes certain sales, earnings per share, or other similar criteria.

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