Weak market

Weak market

A market with few buyers and many sellers and a declining trend in prices.

Weak Market

A market for one or more securities in which there are few buyers and many sellers. A weak market comes about due to declining prices, and it is sometimes associated with high trading volume. See also: Bear market, Panic sell.
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examine the recovery trajectories of seven European weak market cities from different regions--Leipzig, Bremen, Sheffield, Belfast, Bilbao, Torino, and Saint-Etienne.
In a weak market, like today's, auction prices fall below open-market values, possibly because vendors need cash rapidly.
said in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission that weak market conditions brought about by the housing and construction slowdown would likely force it to close or cut back some of its wood products business.
Drastic reductions in value and extremely high trading volume can indicate a weak market, Frankle said.
The group blamed weak market conditions over Christmas and lower than expected sales from EMI Music's recent portfolio of releases.
They are increasingly concerned about weak market demand, runaway energy costs and escalating interest rates, according to the new PricewaterhouseCoopers' Trendsetter Barometer.
It said the challenging consumer environment and a weak market for white goods, meant like-for-like sales at Dixons and Currys in the 16 weeks to August 20 fell 3pc.
Editor Steve Fowler said: "Low prices were sparked by a ruling prices were too high and a weak market for small cars.
Sources across the country report that office grades are still suffering from a generally weak market.
This campaign was recognized with a Best of NAMA national merit award; and more than that, has been a significant factor in holding NAMA's membership numbers in the weak market environment.
Nils Arthur, President and CEO of ProfilGruppen says: "We have experienced a weak market also during the second quarter, but at the same time we see signs that the major inventory cutbacks for our customers now are coming to an end.
The property, one of the best buildings in the downtown area, had languished for several years under a series of owners and weak market conditions.