Breadth of the market

Breadth of the market

In the context of general equities, percentage of stocks participating in a particular market move. Technical analysts say there was significant breadth if two-thirds of the stocks listed on an exchange move in the same direction during a trading session. See: A/D line.

Breadth of the Market

The relative strength of a price movement either upward or downward. One may think of breadth of the market as the likelihood of the persistence of an upswing or a downturn in a security's price. Technical analysts use various measure of market breadth to make their recommendations or investments.
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Parallel efforts have been made to increase the depth and breadth of the market.
The award is conferred on the company that has developed a comprehensive product line that addresses the breadth of the market it serves.
That will permit a maximum flexibility to reflect the new breadth of the market, and will cover three main European currencies - Euro, British Pound and Swiss Franc.
Over the past year, while also researching and reviewing numerous opportunities and analyzing weekly offers of assistance to achieve success locally, Solamon SVP Nicolas del Valle has continued to explore the breadth of the market and meeting key individuals fueled by a burgeoning real estate sector and land developers in the Dominican Republic that creatively integrate renewable energy solutions into their projects.
The index will increase the breadth of the market and create an important benchmark for such investments as the alternative non-interest investment space widens.
Casey stressed that the breadth of the market offerings--at all price levels, from high down to promotional-remains a core strength.
To get an idea of the breadth of the market, take a look at only publicly traded real estate in the US: There are over 300 publicly listed REITs with over 20 specialties, and all levels of risk.
IBM and Intel have a long and successful partnership that has allowed us to bring our industry-leading technology to the industry standard marketplace, delivering enterprise class systems that span the entire breadth of the market from our 16-way Xeon-based x440 to our Xeon-based eServer BladeCenter.
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed a comprehensive product line that caters to the breadth of the market it serves.
Given the number of students potentially affected by these agreements, the amount of taxpayer-funded assistance at stake, and the expanding breadth of the market, regulatory action has become necessary.
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed a comprehensive product and services portfolio that caters to the breadth of the market it serves.
Gerald Yakatan, Cobalis' CEO, said, "I am very pleased with the speed and efficiency with which the patient enrollment was conducted, and I believe it is a reflection of the breadth of the market opportunity we are addressing.