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  • n. Plural form of drawdown.


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  • "drawdowns" and deadlines, all three of these aims are still very much in play.


  • Incremental and gradual drawdowns of troops over many years is not the correct response to a failed war.

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  • We left California forever when we retired or we would be paying about a 10% state income tax rate on our IRA drawdowns in addition to federal income taxes.

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  • U.S. military officers have drawn up proposals for troop drawdowns in Afghanistan, even as the security situation remains dangerous.

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  • A nine-day Asian tour gave Mr. Obama an opportunity to shift that focus to one more of his own choosing: a turn to the East in the wake of troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  • See the effects of required minimum drawdowns and postponing Social Security using the SmartMoney retirement calculator

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  • Just for starters, there's the lack of an exit strategy, signs of a slipping timeframe for troop drawdowns and the mixed results thus far of the troop "surge."

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  • The Cubs would have outperformed the market by about 9% a year, but with more volatility and similar drawdowns.

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  • Speaking to Christiane Amanpour on Sunday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates emphasized "that we are not leaving Afghanistan in July of 2011," adding that those who expect a major troop drawdown by next year will be disappointed: "my personal opinion is that drawdowns early on will be of fairly limited numbers."

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  • While many global asset classes in the 20th century produced spectacular gains in wealth for individuals who bought and held those assets for generational long holding periods, most common asset classes experienced regular and painful drawdowns like those in 2008.

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