What is ‘everywhere’
In all areas-is a term that refers to a market directional or market conditions in which most stocks and sectors are moving in the same direction. These movements, usually caused by market-wide events. Idioms refer also to the improvement (or decline) of economic effectiveness of all indicators for a particular company stock, or certain parts of the national economy.
Breaking down the ‘everywhere’
If you hear in the financial media about what the stock market increased, which means that most of the stocks in the market trade that day. The term comes from the new York big Board, large Board on which stock prices were once written: when the most price upwards or downwards, the movement has been shown in all directions.
The big Board is also used as a synonym for the new York stock exchange.
Across the Board in the news
In addition to General market activity, the term is often used in the media to refer to the high performance stock for separate public companies.
For example, here are some recent headlines: “improvement occurred in all directions to Urban outfitters in the first quarter” from Forbes, after the company exceeded expectations for sales and earnings, or “Burlington: the Main strike in all directions” from home textiles today, after “Lower markdowns and a little better just delivered a strong quarter” for Burlington stores.
The term is also used internationally, for example, to show the widespread improvement or a stir in certain sectors of the economy: for example, “term Deposit rates across the Board” in the Philippine star or “cross-cutting pressure presses on the Qatar stock” in the Gulf times.
But journalism focusing on the stock market is still one of the most common places where they idiom to get to work, for example, this article from money: “in the first quarter losses were felt in all areas – not only in the sectors that performed well in early 2017, but in economically sensitive areas of the market, such as real estate and raw materials, and defensive areas such as consumer goods and utilities.