from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something, such as a gas, that is blown off.
- n. A device or channel for blowing off something.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something that is blown off
- n. The explosive separation of part of a rocket etc in order to prevent its destruction and allow for retrieval
- n. A blowing off of steam, water, etc.
- n. An outburst of temper or excitement.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
When the blowoff comes, the mark finds that he has no defence for not being a shrewd man.
During the haydays of the credit bubble blowoff, 03 to 07, the joke was that the risk had been sent into outer space.
The media and investors continually are looking for the next bubble that might follow the internet blowoff, the subprime disaster, and the 2008 meltdown.
What I see in the above chart is that prices first climbed at one rate between 2001 and 2004 first red line segment on the left, then climbed at a faster rate until a blowoff in 2008, have since recovered, and are climbing again quite handily.
"If portfolio managers and analysts cannot recognize the greatest credit blowoff in the last 80 years, when will they?" asked Mr. Rodriguez.
Still he figured to have two more chances before the game ended when the big blowoff occurred in the seventh inning.
It is indicative of bubble-like [conditions], though: You get this speculative blowoff, and everyone buys into it at the end.
What we are seeing is the final blowoff top of a mammoth nationwide real estate bubble.
Let's take a look at some of the signs of a blowoff top in the making.
Hyperinflationists refuse to respond to the implications of a housing bust in conjunction with overcapacity and a blowoff top in credit speculation for one reason only.
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