Down market

Down market

The period of time after a market top during which a security's price trends downwards.
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It chanced one day, as he was strolling down Market Street on the eve of his fortnight's holiday, that his eye was caught by certain railway bills, and in very idleness of mind he calculated that he might be home for Christmas if he started on the morrow.
They, in the auto, were coming down Market with the intention of negotiating the sharp apex and going up Geary.
A big coal waggon, loaded with lump coal and drawn by four huge horses, just debouching from Kearny Street as though to turn down Market, blocked their way.
One day soon after we had come to this city I was walking down Market street late in the afternoon, when I was accosted by a well-dressed man of middle age, who after greeting me cordially said: "Stevens, I know, of course, that you do not go out much, but I have told my wife about you, and she would be glad to see you at the house.
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We will be in a down market until this excess has worked its way through the economy and markets.
As a diversified real estate development, investment and services company engaged in a wide variety of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use projects, United Properties' business strategy enables the company to grow and prosper during both up and down market and economic cycles.
Why the investment may be sound: Share price has remained flat to slightly up in a down market.
On the heels of the longest bull run in history, last year's down market wreaked havoc at many financial services firms.
The typical action in a down market is for stocks to get deeply oversold, to rally, and then to retest the lows.
But investing in a down market can be tricky, with reduced prices and "fire sale" marketing tactics luring some buyers into the trap of impulse purchases that can quickly go sideways.
In an up and down market like the one we have today, the best way to make money is to be both long and short.