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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.
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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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It self-corrects in side winds and on uneven roads to keep to the intended direction of travel.
As for punitive damages and "runaway" juries, what the general public doesn't realize is that the judicial system self-corrects: Many large punitive damages awards are reduced either by the trial judge or on appeal.
Later, she reads spots for stars and then self-corrects by using picture cues.