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Self-Correcting

Describing a situation where a trend is likely to reverse itself and restore the status quo. For example, if a security drops in price by $5, a self-correcting trend would provide some indication that it will soon rise (roughly) $5 to its previous price. See also: Reversion to the Mean.

self-correcting

Of, relating to, or being a security price movement that is excessive and likely to be at least partially retraced.
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