n.— «In Australia, Russian and Chinese swimmers were second and third in the medals table, at the time of writing—a marked improvement on last year. These countries are also producing more “swimmers” in capital markets, where it is a derogatory term for companies listing on foreign stock exchanges in pursuit of the best valuation, the lowest regulatory hurdles, or pools of liquidity that are unavailable in their home markets.» —“Swimming around the capital markets” by William Wright Financial News Apr. 2, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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