Perfect Storm

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An event that reaches criticality through an exceptionally rare combination of circumstances
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In those countries where there is a perfect storm of stagnating salaries and rising house prices, the dream, while not dead, looks set to be deferred," HSBC's Louisa Cheang told The Guardian.
We believe the GCC's real estate sector has entered a perfect storm of trends that could imperil its success.
The Perfect Storm is a USA-made folder with a clipped-point Tanto blade rooted in Asian design.
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There is a potential perfect storm of confusion coming on April 1 with many people not being sure who is responsible for what under the reformed NHS'.
He said: "If you put all this together you have got an almost perfect storm.
Media outlets and weather watchers are calling it "Frankenstorm" and comparing it to the 1991 Perfect Storm, aka the Halloween Nor'easter of 1991.
Individually, these five trends may not look overly disruptive, but when viewed together as a collective whole, you will see the perfect storm of technology trends brewing," said Davin Juusola, vice president of research and development at Info-Tech Research Group.
It's a perfect storm of adversity now facing airlines," Tim Clark told newswire Dow Jones.
Chief financial officer Philip Bowcock said: "We had the perfect storm - we had a very good movie at a bank holiday when it rained.
We've created a perfect storm for childhood obesity - media, advertising, and inactivity," the Telegraph quoted the lead author, Dr Victor Strasburger, as saying.