Advance Decline Ratio

Advance Decline Ratio

Ratio of the number of stocks that advance in value to the number of stocks that decline in value over a given time period. An increasing advance-decline ratio signals a bullish trend while a decreasing advance-decline ratio signals a bearish trend.
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Bulls are encouraged by the NYSE advance decline ratio of 21 to 1 and the S&P breaking its 50 day moving average.
Bulls are encouraged by the advance decline ratio of 13 to 1 on the NYSE, the heavy volume and the strong close.
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