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This is true, but I think that Mr. Freaky was also noting the history of most stocks dropping drastically (but not quite this bad) when there is an announcement that "Brand-X" is adjusting its projected earnings down by 6%

Notably, if "Brand-Y" announces a upward 6% adjustment, the stock does not go up by the same proportions as "Brand-X" goes down.

My being a newbie, I cannot explain it myself...

Anyone else out there willing to pitch in?

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