Breadth of the market

Breadth of the market

In the context of general equities, percentage of stocks participating in a particular market move. Technical analysts say there was significant breadth if two-thirds of the stocks listed on an exchange move in the same direction during a trading session. See: A/D line.

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.
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I still hold the opinion that the favourable economic fundamentals that are in place, where we are in the business cycle, the breadth of the market, and levels of current valuations are supportive of equities," Scott Minerd, managing partner and Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners said on Twitter.
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed a comprehensive product line that caters to the breadth of the market it serves.
This synergy will not only bode well for the market depth, but would also help in expanding the breadth of the market by adding new products, technology and investor relations.
The MD PSX highlighted the major capital market reforms that took place over the last few years, including the demutualization of the domestic stock exchanges, significantly improved surveillance of the regulators, better risk management and compliance and increased confidence of the Corporate sector in the capital market with the rising preference to raise funds from equity investors thereby gradually increasing the depth and breadth of the market.
Given the number of students potentially affected by these agreements, the amount of taxpayer-funded assistance at stake, and the expanding breadth of the market, regulatory action has become necessary.
Over the past year, while also researching and reviewing numerous opportunities and analyzing weekly offers of assistance to achieve success locally, Solamon SVP Nicolas del Valle has continued to explore the breadth of the market and meeting key individuals fueled by a burgeoning real estate sector and land developers in the Dominican Republic that creatively integrate renewable energy solutions into their projects.
The index will increase the breadth of the market and create an important benchmark for such investments as the alternative non-interest investment space widens.
Casey stressed that the breadth of the market offerings--at all price levels, from high down to promotional-remains a core strength.
For example, you can create a table of sales as an exhibit in your forms program to show the breadth of the market.
To get an idea of the breadth of the market, take a look at only publicly traded real estate in the US: There are over 300 publicly listed REITs with over 20 specialties, and all levels of risk.
Parallel efforts have been made to increase the depth and breadth of the market.
The award is conferred on the company that has developed a comprehensive product line that addresses the breadth of the market it serves.