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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.

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.

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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With traders already tempered to the long-term malaise of the market, the drop in prices and pull back in inventories may be generating a glimmer of hope that the market bottom is forming.
stock market rallied on Monday as the session marked the one year anniversary of the 2009 market bottom. 
The head of a Pennsylvania roofing company paid $165 per square foot for a 26-unit parcel of West Palm Beach condos, sparking hopes that a market bottom approaches.
Midtown office space has been largely repriced, effectively signaling the approach of a market bottom and providing a view toward recovery beginning in 2010 when elevated lease expirations should spike activity, according to a report issued by CB Richard Ellis Research.
Similarly, at a market bottom, the Momentum indicator will drop sharply and then begin to climb well ahead of prices.
Hotel real estate prices have been relatively steady since 1991, typical of a market bottom. Average price per room reached a low of $17,411 in 1993, down from a high of $23,630 in 1988.
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.
On average, the market bottomed three months from the peak.
February also marks six years, or 72 consecutive months, of year-over-year price increases since the market bottomed out and began to recover.
But put into context the Dow has risen 4 percent or more over seven trading days 110 times since the market bottomed in March 2009."
Since the job market bottomed out in 2009, Americans' ratings of it have improved steadily, rising to the highest level yet in 2017.
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.