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Definition of the adjective Fire-Sale

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  1. Like or resembling a fire sale.


"Fire-sale" a.k.a. "Fire Sale" is a 1977 comedy film starring Alan Arkin as Ezra Fikus; Rob Reiner as his brother Russel; Vincent Gardenia as their father Benny; Sid Caesar as Benny's brother Sherman; Anjanette Comer as Marion; and Kay Medford as Ruth.


"Fire-sale" a.k.a. "Fire sale" is a book by Sara Paretsky, published in (10 years ago).

  • also known as "Fire Sale (V. I. Warshawski)", "Fire Sale (V.I. Warshawski Novels)", "Fire Sale (A V. I. Warshawski Novel)"
  • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • subject: Illinois


"Fire-sale" a.k.a. "Fire Sale" is a musical album of Light the Fuse and Run.

  • released in (9 years ago)


Fire-sale a.k.a. Fire sale: A fire sale is the sale of goods at extremely discounted prices, typically when the seller faces bankruptcy or other impending distress. The term originated in reference to the sale of goods at a heavy discount due to fire damage. A fire sale may or may not be a closeout, the final sale of goods to zero inventory. Fire sales are said to occur in the financial markets when bidders who value assets highly are prevented from bidding on them, depressing the average selling price below what it otherwise would be. This lowering of the price can cause even further issues because it may be inaccurately perceived as signaling negative information.

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Google previewFooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story, Updated with New Epilogue (2010)

by David Einhorn

A fire-sale means a sale of assets at reduced prices to raise cash quickly. Sweeney invoked the colloquial term “fire-sale” because an SEC administrative law judge used the term in an opinion and indicated that investment companies should ...

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