Taiwan exports fall for sixth straight month
International Herald Tribune - France
AP TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwanese exports dived 28.6 percent in February to $12.59 billion, the sixth consecutive month of year-on-year decline as the global ...
It's all about fear. Wall Street was in full panic mode yesterday as a wave of terror washed over investors, who couldn't hit the sell button fast enough during the last hours of trading. It marked the seventh consecutive day of losses on Wall Street as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 679 points, or 7.3 percent, closing below 9,000 for the first time since 2003.
After enjoying four consecutive record years of technology mergers and acquisitions, most senior tech bankers say they plan to be even busier in 2008, according to a new survey by The 451 Group. But their outlook is markedly less bullish than it was a year ago.
paint a rosy picture of
Yahoo Sets Bullish Financial Targets
By SHIRA OVIDE
Yahoo Inc. sought to paint a rosy picture of its financial future as the Internet company pitches its rationale for turning down a takeover offer from Microsoft Corp.
The question of whether China is presenting a too rosy growth picture came from an interesting corner: the International Energy Agency. 2009
paint a bleak/gloomy/rosy, etc. picture of sth
to describe something in a particular way:
He painted a rosy picture of family life.
She paints a gloomy picture of the future.
1 giving your opinions in a powerful and confident way:
She's being very bullish about the firm's future.
2 describes a financial market in which share prices are rising
- Following one after another without interruption; successive: was absent on three consecutive days; won five consecutive games on the road.
- Marked by logical sequence.
- Grammar. Expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause.
[French consécutif, from Old French, from Medieval Latin cōnsecūtīvus, from cōnsecūtus, past participle of Latin cōnsequī, to follow closely. See consequent.]