market breadth

Breadth of the Market

The relative strength of a price movement either upward or downward. One may think of breadth of the market as the likelihood of the persistence of an upswing or a downturn in a security's price. Technical analysts use various measure of market breadth to make their recommendations or investments.

market breadth

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However, the market breadth is negative as 1,572 shares have advanced, against a decline of 740 shares.
The BSE market breadth was bullish with 867 advances and 325 declines.
Despite the PSEi's gain, market breadth was negative.
Summary: The BSE market breadth was bullish as 1,676 stocks advanced as compared to 1,071 declines
However, the BSE market breadth was bullish - 1,498 advances and 1,157 declines.
On the total market breadth, of the 57 Islamic companies, 6 advanced while 36 declined during the week.
Market breadth was positive with total value turnover at P6.
There is some cause for concern in regards to market breadth as there were 16 issues that gained while 19 fell.
The market breadth was negative, with 1,427 scrips advancing, compared to 1,529 stocks declining, and 104 remaining unchanged.
Overall, market breadth was positive as advancers beat decliners, 70 to 56.
THOUSAND OAKS - Biotechnology giant Amgen released data Monday illustrating anti-anemia drug Aranesp's ability to treat patients with lymphoid cancer - ultimately enhancing the product's market breadth in Europe.
For years, traders and investors have been using unproven assumptions about popular patterns such as breakouts, momentum, new highs, new lows, market breadth, put/call ratios and more without knowing if there is a statistical edge.