flat market


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Flat Market

A market in neither an uptrend nor a downtrend. That is, the securities in a flat market are relatively constant in price, at least for a certain period of time. A market may be flat while investors wait to hear some relevant information, such as an earnings report. A flat market is sometimes associated with low trading volume. It is also called a sideways market or a deer market.

flat market

A securities market in which there has been no tendency either to rise or to fall significantly. Also called sideways market.
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Leading business intelligence provider GBI Research has released its latest research report, entitled “Opioids Market to 2018 - Increasing Concentration of Abuse-Resistant Branded Generics Alter Competitive Dynamics in this Flat Market.
British Land placed a 130 million pound ($202 million) bet on the resilience of London's luxury flat market on Wednesday, though it could sacrifice some flats for offices if signs of a slowdown among wealthy homebuyers increases.
Although Wood Farm Stud's name is synonymous with success in the National Hunt sphere, the stud is likely to assume a more prominent role within the Flat market, as Hemmings explained: "We are more National Hunt-orientated but we also have Flat mares and the idea is to operate under both codes.
Following winter's relatively flat market, spring has rejuvenated Brooklyn's rental market, according to the just-released March 2012 Brooklyn Rental Report from MNS.
Market participants are generally optimistic about flat market sentiment during coming months as exchange rate is upward and import level has declined.
We've been pinching business from competitors in a pretty flat market.
Very effective way to advertise in a down to flat market economy.
TD Ameritrade has maintained a flat market share in customer trades per day, accounting for approximating 7.
9% in the past year, defying a generally flat market largely by taking market share from rivals, said Plimsoll.
And with many families unable to buy their ideal home because of mortgage problems and a flat market, demand for two and threebedroom properties is also on the increase.
Even if a recession is mild instead of severe, the investment advisors "see a flat market this year," he added.