The prices settle down $2 at $100.
The prices settle up $2 at $100.
Are these two words down and up both adverbs or prepositions?
What is the meaning of settle here?
I guess the meaning of first sentence would be
$102 --> $100
and the meaning of second one would be
$98 --> $100.
According to the dictionary OALD settle I look up,
there are some meanings of settle which confuse me.
For example, [8.come to rest] and [9.sink down]
How is the word settle used?
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