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ˈkætʃˌtwɛn tiˈtucatch-22

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  1. Catch-22noun

    no-win situation, damned if you do, damned if you don’t

  2. Catch-22noun

    A difficult situation from which there is no escape because it involves mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.

    For us it’s been a real Catch-22; when we have the time to take a vacation, we don’t have enough money and when we have enough money, we don’t have the time.

    no-win situation, damned if you do, damned if you don’t

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  1. Todd Rosenbluth:

    You can jumpstart your index fund by cutting the price, there is a Catch-22, though, as you risk reducing the profitability of such a product with that strategy.

  2. Robert Southey:

    The downgrade shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, but it is a major issue for the refinancing, the core banks are in a catch 22, they can't all sell out at their desired price, whilst applying usual lending criteria is fraught with the risk that markets worsen and they are left holding the bag.

  3. Luke Davies:

    The novel is filled with crazy older men who are delusionally invested in the sense of their own glory and importance, and who are comically clueless. We have one of those guys in the White House right now, so it feels way more relevant even than it was a couple of years ago, catch-22.

  4. Agent Dan Milstein:

    It is definitely a concern because it’s a catch-22, hockey players have families at home. They are concerned on both sides of the ocean.

  5. Thomas Lingelbach:

    We are days away from starting the commercial manufacturing, we cannot release it without regulatory approval so we’re in a little bit of a Catch-22 situation and there are certainly scenarios that we are currently discussing with the regulators.

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