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someone who assumes leadership of a movement or activity

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sheep that leads the herd often wearing a bell

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Judges should be more rigorous about bellwethers," she says.
Yamaha, as most companies would, I hope, in that situation, chose the option of aggressively defending this litigation, recognizing that the path to resolution was through bellwether trials," says Bowman and Brooke Partner Paul Cereghini, who represented Yamaha in the Rhino litigation.
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Prior to the IT bubble, NTT was also considered a market bellwether, but it had already delinked in 1997.
In both Florida bellwethers of Hillsborough and Monroe counties, Obama and McCain were deadlocked at exactly 42 percent each.
In 2008, Suffolk University bellwethers were 95 percent accurate in predicting straight-up winners in both Democratic and Republican primaries, and, when in agreement with the statewide Suffolk polls of the respective states, were 100 percent accurate in predicting straight-up winners.
This workshop features a panel of current and former government executives from the US Air Force, Navy, DOD, DISA, as well as satellite industry bellwethers.
Below you'll find a table of companies that Paul Tracy is now considering as possible new additions to his Bellwether Portfolio.
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Moreover, when industry bellwethers representing every sector of the education economy become a part of our community, all of our clients benefit from a deeper understanding of key trends and industry developments.
Giving a definition of "established bellwethers," LeCoque says, "These are experienced leading-edge companies that have delivered consistent earnings growth and, most importantly, consistent execution.
Explaining the difference between an established bellwether stock and a core bellwether stock, LeCoque continues: "The difference is that the core bellwether status is reserved for those few large cap companies that possess undeniable market dominance, large mass markets and the ability to establish the rules of the game in their markets.
Profit warnings from bellwethers Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Sears (NYSE:S) began to chip away at investor's confidence today, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 69 to 9064.
The technology sector was also mixed today, with tech bellwethers Microsoft (NASD:MSFT) (126 3/4), Intel (NASD:INTC) (113 9/16), and Cisco Systems (NASD:CSCO) (78 1/4) all down for the day.