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Noise

Price and volume fluctuations that can confuse interpretation of market direction. Used in the context of general equities. Stock market activity caused by program trades, dividend rolls, and other phenomena not reflective of general sentiment. Antithesis of real.

Noise

A slight uptick or downtick in a security's or market's price and/or volume representing little or no actual change in its fundamentals. Noise occurs in the short-term; if noise continues in a certain direction, it becomes a trend, and, therefore, an indication of the general direction of the security or market. Noise, on the other hand, means little or nothing.

noise

Random market fluctuations that make it difficult to forecast the market's direction.
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And he began pouring popcorns into her cupped hands as Berry noisily faked a climax.
The US President was talking about America's economic stimulus plan when the screen came loose and shattered noisily on the ground.
The already-annoyed Aston Villa boss deserved better than having to compete with the sound of tables being noisily re-arranged nearby and members of the public chatting away to make his post-match views heard.
But this is marred by the evidence of peoples' antics, and the mess they make when out having a "good time" at night, often so noisily and unpleasantly that families and older people are deterred from coming to the centre at the same time by the behaviour of those worse for wear because of alcohol excess.
A few Hallmark stores noisily declared that they would embargo the cards, to which headquarters answered that this was fine; individual outlets will, as always, be free to stock whatever lines they choose.
Has anyone yet heard the voices of those sincere, leftist, anti-war protesters who noisily demonstrate against wicked Western aggression, raised to denounce Russia's blatant massacre of Georgian civilians and nuclear threat to Poland?
Croatia, noisily backed by around 20,000 of their fans in the team's red and white chequered shirts, arrived at the tournament full of confidence after seeing off England from their qualifying group.
Launching the VIP programme, Hodgson urged the community and health professionals in particular "to work noisily and passionately to render domestic violence socially intolerable.
El Camino Real High School came in second as nearly 1,000 people filled the Wooden Center on the University of California, Los Angeles, campus to noisily cheer on the students.
Men, women and children protested noisily over the Government's continued refusal to compensate victims of pensions schemes that collapsed when their employers went bust.
They also enjoy themselves more noisily and wear less and their racecourse administrators do exactly what they want to do and their champagne is much less expensive and if you had intended to go, you should have booked accommodation last summer.
Within milliseconds, the softened starch noisily expands into a white foam.