market breadth

Breadth of the Market

The relative strength of a price movement either upward or downward. One may think of breadth of the market as the likelihood of the persistence of an upswing or a downturn in a security's price. Technical analysts use various measure of market breadth to make their recommendations or investments.

market breadth

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The market breadth was positive with 19 gainers and five losers out of 44 traded securities.
Edward Olmstead, editor of the Options Professor newsletter, says market breadth can be a useful indicator for investors.
The market breadth was almost balanced with 65 issues witnessing advances against 64 issues recording declines.
The market breadth was positive with 16 gainers and six losers out of 45 traded securities.
Alan Tuchman stated, "Alliance Entertainment is excited to merge with a company with the market breadth of Source Interlink.
The market breadth was largely negative, with 24 stocks witnessing advances and 115 others marking a decline.
The market breadth was positive with 18 gainers and three losers out of 38 traded securities.
With the new DuraStack(TM) product and entry into the wireless market, we have expanded our sales effort to include seeking more applications for our products at the OEM level while expanding our market breadth.
The market breadth confirmed a bearish momentum, as out of 155 stocks traded yesterday only 22 were able to close higher.
The market breadth was positive with 20 gainers and 11 losers out of 49 traded securities.
Operations said, "This is an excellent example of our growth strategy to expand our market breadth and reach by enhancing our major `hub' operations, such as Kaye, with successful specialty agencies and brokerages, run by committed, professional managers.
The market breadth was negative, with 42 stocks witnessing advances and 91 others marking a decline.