drawdown

Definition

Reduction in account equity from a trade or series of trades.

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You need to make sure that you are doing the right thing any time you have decided to make a drawdown

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The drawdown had occurred because of the recent transactions facilitated by the broker at the wishes of the new client.

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The United States ordered a drawdown of troops in Afghanistan because the mission had been completed and they were no longer needed.

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