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  • n. Plural form of headwind.

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  • With the slowdown in demand for Perceptive and some of the, I think you used the term headwinds that that popped up there.

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  • There may still be a need for some monetary stimulation to offset what he calls headwinds.

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  • And while there are what it calls headwinds holding back the economy, there are also tailwinds pushing it forward - corporate finances that are generally in good shape, for example, and private sector job creation - which the IoD believes should be enough to prevent a double dip recession, provided consumer and business confidence doesn't begin to slide.

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  • Despite the near-term headwinds, the Beaverton, Ore., company's earnings per share are likely to grow by double digits this year, to $4.33 a share from $3.86, on around $21 billion in revenue.

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  • Nonetheless, "We think Tiffany remains an attractive long-term investment," said Jason Asaeda , equity analyst with S&P Capital IQ, saying that the "near-term headwinds in the U.S. and Europe," are counterbalanced by its leadership in high-end jewelry retailing and growing global brand awareness.

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  • HSBC Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver said last week that Asia will remain the bank's "heartland," and Latin America and the Middle East will continue to be growth areas despite short-term headwinds from higher costs in Latin America and political stability in the Middle East.

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  • It said Danish banks could face some short-term headwinds due to Amagerbanken's failure, but that its troubles were well-known and should be s een as a bank-specific issue rather than a sector issue.

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  • Given short-term headwinds and longer-term structural shifts, investors may have to change both their expectations for returns and how they think about them.

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  • While the overall outlook is positive, there could be some near-term headwinds as demand from the mass-transit sector and highway-related projects take a hit due to tighter credit market conditions, said Chen Hongzhou , vice director at Chinalco Luoyang Copper Co, a unit of Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. or Chinalco.

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  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A [/FTR-DROP3] ir New Zealand is facing severe near-term headwinds from skyrocketing jet-fuel prices and a potential downturn in passenger demand.

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