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Subject:  What is a selloff? Date:  10/22/2008  4:37 PM
Author:  RussFoolery Number:  2019 of 2244

So...that market is down again. Headline reads: U.S. stocks indexes plunge amid selloff in commodities

Doesn't every seller require a buyer? The number of buyers should always equal the number of sellers.

Am I missing something?

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