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Refers to the base support level for market prices of any type. Also used in the context of securities to refer to the lowest market price of a security during a specific time-frame.

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.


The lowest price to which a stock, market index, or another asset will sink. Compare top.
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The bottom 10 districts include eight from Balochistan.
The challenge is being able to tell the difference between a flat sand bottom and a flat rock bottom.
A former director of research for the World Bank and current Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, Paul Collier in The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It offers a persuasive and compelling argument that the old ways of thinking about development and trade do not work for a group of nations comprising about 50 failing states.
2] pressure rating, sealed at one end, may be installed under the tank during the construction stage, for inserting a portable reference cell under the bottom plate.
Both new as well as modernized tanks have the leakage problem in the space between double bottom and the corrosion problem within this space.
2 : the under surface of something <There's gum on the bottom of my shoe.
While 71 per cent of Scots women hate their bum, a staggering 52 per cent refuse to even look at their bottom in the mirror and more than half wish it was smaller.
The Espace was bottom of the list, with the Laguna bottom but one, and the Scenic four off the bottom.
Unlike its discount competitors, Bottom Dollar Food stores do not reinforce their low-price message with a stark, bare-bones decor and product assortments that are overwhelmingly private label.
Cut the bottom of the door to allow enough (but not too much) clearance to install the new door bottom.
As the bottom man begins to turn, his left leg will bend at the knee.
Now measure up to get the strips the right length: you need them along the top and bottom sashes (both sides), the bottom of the bottom sash, the top of the top sash and the outer meeting rail (the point where the top of the bottom sash meets the bottom of the top sash).