buck the trend

Definition

An expression that refers to a stock whose price activity moves in the opposite direction from similar companies, the industry, or the market in general. A stock is usually said to "buck the trend" if it increases in value while the stock prices of other companies are decreasing.

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You may want to try and switch things up to buck the trend in hopes of everything turning around for you.

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When the market crashed, there were very few stocks that were able to buck the trend, most notably Apple inc.

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The large investment bank will buck the trend because it is sitting on a large amount of cash, whereas it's industry competitors were levered with risky investments.

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