Market correction

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Market correction

A relatively short-term drop in stock market prices, generally viewed as bringing overpriced stocks back to a level closer to companies' actual values.

Market Correction

A drop in the price of a security when that security has been overbought and therefore overpriced. Market corrections are usually short-term and are necessary for the stability of the security.
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Fed's Kaplan downplayed the recent stock market dive, arguing during a speech he made in Frankfurt, that market corrections are "healthy.
Since the economic downturn in 2008, there have been six stock market corrections, the last of which was in late 2015 into early 2016 and was about a 13% loss.
Past market corrections are a guide here, Porzio said: specific deals will be re-negotiated in light of the market changes, but the vast majority will still close.
STOCK MARKET CORRECTIONS often throw up the best opportunities for reform.
The recent regional market corrections triggered by the European debt crisis served as a reality check and confirmed that regional economies are not immune to developments in the world markets.
Market corrections are made in a free market through the millions of decisions made by consumers every day.
Given recent market corrections, Blunt was wondering if he should bail out.
October brings thoughts of fall foliage, pumpkins, trick-or-treat, Columbus Day, Oktoberfest, stock market corrections .
In this challenging economic environment, investors will become more aware of risks; any disappointing economic news, or political events, may lead to temporary market corrections.
Although the major stock market indexes have traded in a volatile sideways pattern since February of this year, with two market corrections and subsequent rallies, stocks have recently begun to show strength, albeit on moderate volume.
Clearly, there have been market crashes (1929), market breaks (1987) and market corrections (1989) when the prices of all securities plummeted precipitously.
We have done remarkably well in the past five years, considering it was a difficult period for investment firms due to one of the worst stock market corrections in years," said McAdams.