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Self-Correcting

Describing a situation where a trend is likely to reverse itself and restore the status quo. For example, if a security drops in price by $5, a self-correcting trend would provide some indication that it will soon rise (roughly) $5 to its previous price. See also: Reversion to the Mean.

self-correcting

Of, relating to, or being a security price movement that is excessive and likely to be at least partially retraced.
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"I think I've lived long enough to say probably every country--every country--has hypocrisy because it's difficult to be always transparent about what you're doing and what you stand for But I don't know any country that has been more transparent, more self-corrective, more willing to say, 'Maybe we shouldn't have done this.'"
coupling of religion with its self-corrective ethical and religious core
But just as Richard Nixon found out, the American system is self-corrective, and those who take undue advantage of it eventually get punished.
The larger probability values for C2/I1, together with greater accuracy of correctly identifying test items that had been repeated and their initial errors on these items, suggests that the self-corrective information provided by immediate feedback and the opportunity to engage in iterative responding was incorporated by participants into their self-corrective mechanisms.
The NCECT framework refers to these processes as self-corrective, selfdirected, self-monitored thinking (Foundation for Critical Thinking, 2004).
The pre- and post-commentary are further supplements to the public, self-corrective enterprise that is scientific/scholarly research and publication.
''The markets possess sustaining self-corrective capabilities,'' he said.
To quote Mel Brooks from the movie Blazing Saddles: "...We gotta protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!" It is perhaps a poignant paraphrase of Chief Pierre's self-corrective statement.
Baldwin in effect, then, has portrayed Christianity as self-corrective. It is flawed in practice but not in essence.
Relying on the patient's natural self-corrective physiological activities, craniosacral therapy has been effective in treating poorly understood dysfunctions, chronic pain, lowered vitality and recurring infections.
He suggests that the self-corrective capacity of democracy could break through when adverse developments resulting from the Culture of Contentment reach the point whereby they challenge the well-being of the comfortable.
But such excesses are not apt to survive within the more public, self-corrective culture that Total Quality promotes.