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Market bottom

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

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.

market bottom

The low point of stock prices measured by one or more of the stock averages or indexes. Compare market top.
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Yes, that includes that 2003 market bottom following the burst of the internet bubble.
He is seeing typical market action for October, and we are likely to see a market bottom this month.
While the worst of the current downdraft likely is behind us, it is difficult to determine the exact market bottom for these types of corrections.
17 psf, up by more than 16% from the market bottom.
Last year, the firm was also predicting a housing market bottom in Broward County during the fourth quarter of 2012, but it's Palm Beach County forecast was off by three months from this year's forecast.
It had fanned expectations of a market bottom when in fact, it created a false bottom," said Tom Porcelli, a senior economist at RBC Capital Markets in New York.
Despite their relative pessimism about the market bottom, respondents based outside the US were more confident about the speed of future recovery than their US-based counterparts, with almost 50% of them expecting the S&P 500 to return to 1500 by the end of 2011, versus 21% of US-based investors.
Or will the fear get worse, and will the stock market bottom in five months or perhaps in five years from now?
Nearly 75% of the gain following a market bottom occurs within the first six months, according to Ned Davis Research.
A few quotes: "Signs point to the end of the market bottom.
Although individual investors are feeling a little better about their monthly statements, given the more than 80 percent rise from the market bottom on March 9, 2009, they remain wary about making new commitments to equity markets.
Contract notice: Management market bottom dock landfills (aoo-2014-03).