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Momentum

The amount of acceleration of an economic, price, or volume movement. A trader that follows a movement strategy will purchase stocks that have recently risen in price.

Momentum

The likelihood of a price movement to sustain itself. For example, if a price for a security begins to increase, momentum is its likelihood to continue to increase. There are various ways to measure momentum, but most involve volume in some way. Generally speaking, a gain or loss on high trading volume tends to indicate that the movement has momentum and is likely to continue.

momentum

The tendency of a security to continue movement in a single direction. Momentum is the underlying factor in trend analysis of stock prices.
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I'm thrilled that LYB found a home with Momenta and that they are committed to developing new and exciting LYB branded products for crafters everywhere.
All sales and customer service inquiries should be made to Momenta at their headquarters in Portsmouth, NH.
CONTACT: Michael Lawless, Senior Director, Investor Relations, +1-617-395-5189, or Valerie Threlfall, Senior Manager, Strategic Product Development, +1-617-395-5116, of Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Momenta utilizes a novel, comprehensive, and highly integrated approach to characterize complex sugar molecules.
We invested in Momenta because of the strength of product opportunities and the team they have put together to capitalize on these opportunities," said Stephen Reeders, CEO of MVM Life Science Partners.
The FAXit software further enhances the intuitive quality of the Momenta with its sensible interface," said John Rizzo, vice president of marketing for Momenta.
The Momenta Computer and FAXit for Windows together enable mobile professionals to communicate efficiently with anyone from any setting.
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Momenta began delivering pen computers and applications in December 1991," said John Rizzo, vice president of marketing for Momenta.
Momenta is working with several fax software partners to provide customers the capability to send, receive and mark-up documents.
From the beginning, our strategy has been to add an industry veteran with senior operations experience to lead Momenta as it grows into a major company," said Kamran Elahian, former president and CEO of Momenta.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- Momenta today announced that the Momenta Computer is now available.