Leading the market

Leading the market

In the context of general equities, this is a stock or group of stocks moving with the market as a whole, but moving in advance of the general market.

Leading the Market

Describing a group of securities that move in the same direction as the market as a whole, but begin the movement before the market. For example, a group of stocks may increase when most stocks are increasing, but start going up when the rest of the market tends to be either flat or is declining. See also: Leading indicator.
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