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pitch

pitch  n.— «It’s not enough that the average space between economy class seats (or “pitch,” as it’s known in industry parlance) has lost three inches since 1978. Trying to offer relief was Boeing, introducing its 787 Dreamliner with...

Goldilocks market

Goldilocks market  attrib.— «The bears scornfully call it the “Goldilocks market,” their way of sneering at the conventional wisdom that the economy will grow just right—not too fast, setting off inflation, and not too slow...

Goldilocks zone

Goldilocks zone  attrib.— «The economy seems to be getting into the Goldilocks zone of not- too-hot, not-too-cold.» —“Investors ride tech stocks higher” Boston Herald (Mass.) June 3, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued...

ecolonomics

ecolonomics  n.— «“The word ecolonomics, which he coined, is a combination of ecology and economics,” said Billings, and reflected Weaver’s philosophy that there cannot be a healthy economy without a healthy environment...

anchor baby

anchor baby  n.— «Holtzman said there should be “no more underground economy” and “no more anchor babies,” a term for children of legal and illegal immigrants who are U.S. citizens by virtue of being born in this country...

yellow generation

yellow generation  n.— «ters. In China. The place with the fastest-growing economy in the world. Do you think they give a rip about trade imbalance? Do you think these kids who call themselves the “yellow generation” look up to...

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