Leading the market

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Leading the market

In the context of general equities, this is a stock or group of stocks moving with the market as a whole, but moving in advance of the general market.

Leading the Market

Describing a group of securities that move in the same direction as the market as a whole, but begin the movement before the market. For example, a group of stocks may increase when most stocks are increasing, but start going up when the rest of the market tends to be either flat or is declining. See also: Leading indicator.
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* Cook County -RE/MAX led the market, listing 13.5 percent of homes sold, and it was number one in buyer representation with 11.5 percent.
* DuPage County - RE/MAX led the market, listing 22.1 percent of residences sold, and it was number one in buyer representation with 20.2 percent.
* Elgin Area -RE/MAX led the market, listing 22.8 percent of homes sold, and it was number one in buyer representation with 22.9 percent.
* Fox Valley -RE/MAX led the market, listing 28.1 percent of homes sold, and it was number one in buyer representation with 25.5 percent.
* Greater South Suburbs - RE/MAX led the market, listing 19.4 percent of residences sold, and it was the leader in buyer representation with 16 percent.
* Kane County - RE/MAX led the market, listing 23.9 percent of homes sold, and it was number one in buyer representation with 21.8 percent.
* LaGrange Area - RE/MAX led the market by listing 20.8 percent of homes sold.
Foreign investors led the market with net buying of 276.5 billion won against net selling of 155.8 billion won by institutional investors, and 195.8 billion won by individual investors, respectively.
Most of the construction issues that led the market recently fell victim to profit-taking, as did many bank issues.
The Shelton-Trumbull area led the market with 371,651 square feet of space absorbed.
Law firms and foreign banks, two segments of the business community that have traditionally led the market, are still relatively stable forces in today's troubled real estate environment.
Drouet, who led the Markets unit in the Asia-Pacific region for the past four years, has been with SocGen since 1990.