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On the day he received the call from Burr, Fauth sold between $97,000 and $280,000 worth of shares in six companies — including several that were hit particularly hard in the market swoon and economic downturn.
BURR’S BROTHER-IN-LAW CALLED STOCK BROKER, ONE MINUTE AFTER GETTING OFF PHONE WITH SENATORBY ROBERT FATURECHIOCTOBER 28, 2021PROPUBLICA
Some even see the swoon as a perfectly understandable and necessary correction.
BITCOIN BOMBS LOWER, TOUCHING THE DREADED $30,000 RANGEBERNHARD WARNERJANUARY 22, 2021FORTUNE
Meanwhile, longtime bulls—some of whom have likened Bitcoin to the indestructible honey badger—are likely to regard the current price swoon as an inevitable correction rather than an existential threat.
BITCOIN TUMBLES 20% IN WORST CRASH SINCE MARCHJEFF ROBERTSJANUARY 11, 2021FORTUNE
After the initial swoon, the markets climbed, the economy grew, employers continued to hire, and wages nudged up.
TECH FUTURES AND THE DOLLAR SINK AS THE GEORGIA VOTE POINTS TO VICTORIES FOR THE DEMOCRATSBERNHARD WARNERJANUARY 6, 2021FORTUNE
I have read that Chinamen tie their wives to beams in the roof and lash them with leather thongs until they swoon.
DOPESAX ROHMER
On the deck she tottered and fell in the dead swoon of exhaustion.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
He had fainted and fallen down out of his chair in a deadly swoon.
MARGARET OF ANJOUJACOB ABBOTT.
One day after brooding deeply over these matters Laulewasikaw fell upon the earth in a swoon.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
But he had hardly risen when he pressed his hand upon his heart, and falling back in a swoon was borne home to die.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
And this after the poor lady had just recovered from a swoon lasting nearly a quarter of an hour!
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SWOON

  • black out
  • capsize
  • collapse
  • drop
  • faint
  • founder
  • go down
  • overturn
  • pass out
  • pitch
  • plunge
  • slump
  • swoon
  • topple
  • tumble
  • upset
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