market bias

Definition

A term that is used to reflect whether the majority of investors view the broader market as being in an uptrend (a bullish bias) or in a downtrend (a bearish bias). Technicians measure market bias with breadth-of-market indicators. Also called market sentiment.

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The market bias was determined by reading dozens of articles to gain an understanding of the community's view on the market.

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The market bias peanut gallery at the local watering hole for investors was abuzz with warm afternoon energy and rumors on a more bullish trend.

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Sometimes I use market bias in order to gain insight on the sentiment of the majority investors about the market; this is invaluable to measure market trends.

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