Wall of Worry


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Wall of Worry

Informal; a market uptrend that occurs when there is significant uncertainty about its sustainability. For example, if the market is concerned about potential, new regulations or the possibility of recession but stocks increase anyway, this is called climbing a wall of worry. Price correction often follows a wall of worry.
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Often, however, a wall of worry is there to be climbed - it can be telling us that a lot of bad news is implicitly in the price, and that potential good news is perhaps being overlooked.
equities are back on the mend as buyers returned to the fray after climbing a wall of worry overnight, including the Fed policy outlook, U.S.-Saudi relations, budget angst in Italy and China's growth slowdown.
As always markets climb a wall of worry and 2004 was no different.
Treasury Action: yields remained at low ebb with the Spanish snap election piling on to the wall of worry in Europe, along with stress in Italian budget politics, though the N.
The wall of worry remains the same, though investors have seemed to climb it heading into the open.
ACOMMON expression among investors who see stock markets rise in the face of a stream of bad news is that the shares are "climbing a wall of worry".
Rather, a wall of worry over the political situation in the Middle East and a wave of bets on radical new action by the world's central banks to reflate the economy are keeping bears in check.
New York: If Wall Street needs to climb a wall of worry, it will have plenty of opportunity next week.
Any rising market needs to climb a wall of worry, and there is no shortage at present.
Remember the market climbs a wall of worry. Stocks, and I mean U.S.
As the retail sector continues to fight disintermediation from online, gaming has to deal with China macro concerns, and lodging confronts concerns about decelerating corporate room demand, the cruise industry's "wall of worry" appears to be much more manageable to navigate, says the analyst.
The markets steadily climbed one wall of worry after another, and the problem was that the economic data did not confirm it."