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Refers to the base support level for market prices of any type. Also used in the context of securities to refer to the lowest market price of a security during a specific time-frame.

Market Bottom

The lowest level of support in price for a security, index, or market over a given time frame. The security, index, or market is highly unlikely to go below the bottom; if it does so, it may cause panic selling. During a prolonged bear market, when a market is dropping more or less continuously for a long time, investors often question when the market will find bottom, which means that they wish to know when the market will begin to rise again, or at least stabilize.


The lowest price to which a stock, market index, or another asset will sink. Compare top.
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But they are nowhere near getting to the bottom of who was responsible.
Aerospace Engineer Professor Alon Gani said it was part of an annual competition: "This year its a yo-yo which is dropped from about 30 meters high and has to jump to the highest point that it can after getting to the bottom.
Here, fire service counsellors try to stop the children's destructive behaviour by getting to the bottom of the anger and frust ation that provokes them.
The AID is planning on getting to the bottom of the missing funds, it said in the order.
executives testified were ''aimed more at generating headlines than getting to the bottom of a confusing situation.
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We are committed to getting to the bottom of this matter as soon as possible, and if anyone within our organisation is determined to be involved in anything inappropriate, they will be held accountable.
Police is hopeful in getting to the bottom of the matter by investigating the matter on scientific grounds.
Getting to the bottom of the role of the banks is clearly the next challenge.
It appears to be a case of various 'representatives' coming out of the woodwork so it's a case of getting to the bottom of who represents who and trying to achieve the goal, which is to add players to the squad.
Getting to the bottom of things will be easier when he's back at home, and you can see, rather than gauge, his reaction to penetrating questions.
The Countdown golden girl believes she's had some success in getting to the bottom of the mystery which has baffled historians since 1907.