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Definition of "lock-step" []

  • Alternative spelling of lockstep. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lock-step" in a sentence
  • "Many strategists and mangers blame funds' poor showing in 2011 on high levels of "correlation"—the tendency of stocks or asset classes to move in lock-step, which often happens when investors are fearful."
  • ""People have glommed onto the idea that because everything was trading in lock-step, opportunities weren't abundant," Mr. Birinyi says."
  • "Journal Community In recent quarters, delinquencies have moved largely in lock-step with employment."