market bottom

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Market bottom

(1) The point in time at which a security's price begins to trend upwards after trending downwards. (2) The price level at which a security's price begins to trend upwards after trending downwards.
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Market Bottom

The lowest level of support in price for a security, index, or market over a given time frame. The security, index, or market is highly unlikely to go below the bottom; if it does so, it may cause panic selling. During a prolonged bear market, when a market is dropping more or less continuously for a long time, investors often question when the market will find bottom, which means that they wish to know when the market will begin to rise again, or at least stabilize.
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market bottom

The low point of stock prices measured by one or more of the stock averages or indexes. Compare market top.
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He complained that government-controlled institutions take minimal interest in trading in a bear market, but are quick to buy when the market bottoms out for the fear of missing out.
They can then miss the most powerful early bull rallies off bear market bottoms that allow them to recover lost capital and post positive returns.
It added that foreign fund flows seemed to be lagging indicators of market bottoms. 'To be fair, plenty of foreign funds buy at the bottom; however, on balance, foreign funds were still net sellers until a month after valuations bottomed,' it said.
October 19, 1987: The UK stock market bottoms out after shares on Wall Street plummet after a wave of panic selling.
Technical market followers draw lines connecting all the market tops and all the market bottoms. These lines are usually somewhat parallel.
1987: The UK stock market bottoms out after shares on Wall Street, above, plummet following a wave of panic selling.
But as we all know, falling prices are only bad for sellers, for buyers they present an opportunity, and if you can get in just as a market bottoms or slightly before, you can be in for some good gains, especially if a market has a v-shaped recovery.
Such a negative sentiment has historically proven to be a good indicator of at least medium-term market bottoms.
Additionally, the company's brand new plant located in Kunshan City, eastern China, will also serve as the driver of its business performance, which the company opines will be significant especially at a time when China's realty market bottoms out.
Calling market tops and market bottoms can be very painful and often<br /> times wrong than right.
"Overall, 2011 may be the year when the local market bottoms out."