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  • n. Plural form of outperformer.

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  • Indeed Dow Jones Indexes dropped almost as many stocks as it added in its semi-annual review, deleting such recent outperformers as Exxon Mobil .

    Overheard

  • With major stock indexes officially trading in correction territory—down more than 10% from their recent highs—large-cap stocks may stand out as potential outperformers compared to their smaller brethren, according to Tobias Levkovich , chief U.S. equities strategist at Citigroup.

    As Investors Retreat, Defensive Stocks See Action

  • Just pick the outperformers from this limited group and overweight your mutual fund with them.

    Dan Solin: Investors Continue to Buy Underperforming Funds

  • The January Effect often peters out toward the end of the month, when stocks that had been outperformers the previous year typically reassert their leadership.

    2011's Winners Tank in 2012

  • Latin American credits have been among the outperformers, with Brazilian debt up nearly 1.9% in May.

    Emerging Markets Buck Trends

  • Read More BOJ Offers $85.5 Billion Money Market Injection ROI: What the Quake Means for Stocks MarketBeat: Yen Rises Sharply on Repatriation Elsewhere, Australian steelmakers and thermal coal miners were outperformers on the theory that thermal coal could be a major beneficiary of the shutdown of parts of Japan's nuclear-power network, while uranium companies fell as the problems in Japan stoked concerns about nuclear power's longer-term viability around the world.

    Tokyo Shares Dive; Other Markets Mixed

  • Third-quarter outperformers included industries that fare well when people have money to burn, such as high-end goods and resorts.

    After surprising third quarter, investors still watching their step

  • Recent outperformers succumbed to profit-taking, with China Cosco down 0.4%, Zijin Mining off 0.6% and PetroChina 0.5% lower.

    Growth Worries Drag on Asia Shares

  • Longtime outperformers in mutual-fund rankings Dan Fuss , co-portfolio manager of the Loomis Sayles Bond Fund at Loomis Sayles & Co, and Michael Hasenstab , portfolio manager of Templeton Global Bond Fund and co-director of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group's international bond department, were tripped up by a surprising bull run in the safe-haven U.S. Treasury bonds and a bearish turn in emerging-market bonds during the third quarter.

    Bond-Fund Stars Fall as Bets Backfire, but They Fight On

  • Recent outperformers saw profit-taking with Oil & Natural Gas Corp. falling 2.7% to 279.15 rupees and drug maker Cipla shedding 2.6% to 282.55 rupees.

    Reliance Industries Reclaims Title of India's Biggest Company

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