market top

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Market top

(1) The point in time at which a security's price begins to trend downwards after trending upwards. (2) The price level at which a security's price begins to trend downwards after trending upwards.

Market Top

The highest price for a security or index over a given period of time. For example, if Stock A has been on a bullish trend for a long time and later begins to decline, the market top is the highest price during its bull market. See also: Fulcrum point, Market bottom.

market top

The high point of stock prices measured by one or more of the stock averages or indexes. Compare market bottom.
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The Wall Street Challenger, LLC introduces the Monetary-Adjusted Price-Earnings ratio (MAPE); it improves Shiller's CAPE accuracy in signaling market tops or bottoms as a result of expected monetary policy effects.
The Wall Street Challenger introduces MAPE, Monetary-Adjusted Price-Earnings ratio, built off of Professor Shiller's widely accepted CAPE algorithm and improves traditional P/E accuracy in signaling market tops or bottoms as a result of expected monetary policy effects.
Writing for investors interested in participating in long-term uptrends and avoiding downtrends, the authors provide techniques for identifying major market tops and bottoms in the equity market based on the Wyckoff and Lowry methods.
Wall Street itself is notorious for overhiring at market tops, and overfiring at market bottoms.
Obviously, if the market tops out in this range, the property/casualty insurance market faces little threat of demise at the hands of capital-market financing.
The downloadable book explains how to forecast market tops and bottoms, risk, exposure, .
This is not the typical stock market book as it explains, in simple layman's terms, without using Technical Analysis, Stochastic, Japanese Candle Stick or any other conventional techniques, how to predict the stock market tops and bottoms.
And Schaeffer says that such distribution inevitably occurs at significant market tops.
Various ratios, like the PE, book/price, Price/Sales, and dividend yields are still at levels previously associated with market tops, rather than bottoms.