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  1. headwindnoun


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  1. headwindnoun

    wind blowing opposite to the path of a ship or aircraft

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  1. Bob Yawger:

    The extra barrels hitting international markets have served as a headwind for Brent, with the US Oil Fund (exchange traded fund) reporting inflows of $104 million on Monday, the largest inflow since August, serving as a tailwind for WTI.

  2. Ken Polcari:

    No one expects anything concrete to come of the meeting ... but if the tone is positive afterwards, it won't be a headwind for stocks.

  3. Jason Pride:

    Manufacturing PMI's are a good gauge of economic growth and have risen materially in the last year, coupled with the ambitious balance sheet reduction plan, monetary policy tightening could prove a larger headwind than anticipated. Normalizing monetary policy is a good thing, but the Fed should be careful of the pace.

  4. Mike Bell:

    Manufacturing growth in Europe continues to be a source of concern as seen by recent PMI data and unless we see a firm resolution on the trade war front, the uncertain outlook will continue to be a headwind for markets.

  5. Chris Terry:

    The biggest headwind for retailers is that there are too many malls and too many places to shop. The ones that we like are going into under-served markets or have some other competitive advantage to their peers.

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