Example sentences for: panics

How can you use “panics” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Although Greenspan did speak to the idea that investors are starting to see stocks as not much more risky than bonds (an idea associated with the authors of Dow 36,000 --see Slate 's "Crapshoot" for a critique of this idea), the real focus of his speech was something much broader, namely the way financial panics tend to eradicate the delicate distinctions between different classes of assets, distinctions that any market system needs in order to invest for the future.

  • Mojo-less, Austin panics when the opportunity comes to shag CIA agent Felicity Shagwell (Heather Graham); mojo-laden, Dr. Evil leaps into bed with his heretofore lesbian henchwoman Frau Farbissina (Mindy Sterling) but, post-coitus, cannot maintain a guiltless hedonism: "It got weird, didn't it?"

  • Like the Panic of 1873--or the similar panics of 1893; 1907; 1920; and 1931, that mother of all bank runs (which, much more than the 1929 stock crash, caused the Great Depression)--it can spread to engulf the whole economy.

  • Because there was a half-century, from the '30s to the '80s, when they just didn't seem to make panics the way they used to.

  • In issuing what amounted to a public vote of confidence in the market, IBM was actually continuing a venerable tradition of Establishment attempts to quell selling panics by intervening loudly and decisively.


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