(1) The NSI business surveys show a downtrend in retail traders' expectations regarding sales.(2) If prices are in a downtrend and open interest is on the rise, chartists know that new money is coming into the market, showing aggressive new short selling.(3) The US economy is still on a strong downtrend with no signs of stabilisation yet on the horizon.(4) The downtrend in the annual rate of inflation, which began in the middle of 1998-99 continued in 1999-2000.(5) Corporates can use the volatility in the markets to their advantage by buying additional units during a downtrend .(6) This downtrend in self-reported health as people get older is also true of people born in earlier decades as far back as reliable data go.(7) Bears that exit with a profit cause a flat open interest in a downtrend, meaning that the best gains from the downtrend have probably already been had.(8) ‘We've been on an economic downtrend for the past three years that needs to be stopped,’ said the head of the BDA employers association.(9) Analysts said the downtrend in negative equity is part of an overall improvement in the asset quality of banks and a restructuring of loans.(10) This massive monetary expansion has been accompanied by a steep downtrend in the federal funds rate.(11) The downtrend has been felt most by small-scale farmers, some of whom have come together to form cooperatives and joined organizations around the world who promote Fair Trade practices.(12) Nevertheless, the bank cannot ignore the difficulties that manufacturing faces for too long and, given the sustained downtrend in inflation, it should reconsider cutting rates in June.(13) It makes you wonder, sometimes, who is buying an issue today or over the last several weeks when this chart clearly shows a confirmed downtrend and no real turnaround in sight.(14) there is not yet a confirmed downtrend in interest rates(15) At least part of it should be used to repay borrowings, as I think the long-term downtrend in interest rates is over.(16) Considering the downtrend in the IT industry, they chose to work for themselves, instead of working for others.