technical correction(redirected from Technical Corrections)
A temporary decline in a stock's price after a series of extremely high gains. If a stock is overbought, its price often become unsustainably high and a technical correction brings it back to a level that ideally reflects its true value.
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A temporary downturn in the price of a stock or in the market itself following a period of extensive price increases. A technical correction takes place in a generally increasing market when there is no particular reason that the increases should be interrupted other than the fact that investors have temporarily slowed securities purchases.
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