pull

Used in the context of general equities. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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pull pull [pʊl] verb
pull in phrasal verb [transitive]
1. pull something → in informal to earn a large amount of money :

• Within a short time, the business was pulling in over $10 million a year.

• The government expects to pull in around £1 billion from the new tax.

2. pull somebody/​something → in if an event pulls in a lot of people, they go to it:

• The show has been pulling in huge crowds in New York.

pull something → off phrasal verb [transitive] informal
to succeed in doing something difficult:

• Applix Inc. pulled off an exclusive $15 million deal with K K Ashisuto.

• Cobra Beer has pulled off anothercoup at the awards in Brussels, winning 13 medals for its beers and wines.

pull out phrasal verb [intransitive]
to get out of an agreement, deal, or difficult situation so that you are no longer taking part in it:

• If the project costs continue to rise, we may be forced to pull out.

pull out of

• Catalogue shopping group Argos is pulling out of its furniture store venture because it sees no prospect of improved trading conditions.

pull together phrasal verb
1. [intransitive] if a group of people pull together, they all work hard to achieve something:

• If we all pull together, we'll finish on time.

2. [transitive] pull something together to improve something by organizing it more effectively:

• We need an experienced manager to pull the department together.

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pull UK US /pʊl/ verb [T]
to stop providing something or take something away from someone or something: »

A major partner has threatened to pull all sponsorship.

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The first step is to pull the advertising for the defective product.

pull sth from/out of sth »

Candies with more than .2 parts per million of lead would be pulled from stores.

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Elderly savers began to pull their money out of the accounts.

to attract interest from customers: »

If it doesn't pull big audiences, what's the point of the festival?

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A programme with a few star names is sure to pull the crowds.

pull sth/a rabbit out of the hat — Cf. pull sth/a rabbit out of the hat
pull the plug on sth — Cf. pull the plug on sth
pull strings — Cf. pull strings
pull the strings — Cf. pull the strings
pull your weight — Cf. pull your weight
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pull UK US /pʊl/ noun
[U] influence or power over other people: »

These people have a lot of pull in government circles.

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I'm afraid I don't have that much pull with the management.

[S] the ability to attract people: »

Money has a strong pull for institutions and individuals alike.

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He tried teaching, but the pull of scientific discovery was greater than that of the academic world.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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