Price momentum


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  • Price Rate Of Change - ROC — A technical indicator that measures the percentage change between the most recent price and the price n periods in the past. It is calculated by using the following formula: (Closing Price Today Closing Price n Periods Ago) / Closing Price n… …   Investment dictionary

  • Momentum Fund — Investment funds that invest in companies based on current trends in such things as earnings or price movement. The portfolio manager will look for companies that have been trending in a certain direction (e.g. a series of extremely positive… …   Investment dictionary

  • Momentum investing — Momentum investing, also sometimes known as Fair Weather Investing , is a system of buying stocks or other securities that have had high returns over the past three to twelve months, and selling those that have had poor returns over the same… …   Wikipedia

  • momentum — The amount of acceleration of an economic, price, or volume movement. A trader that follows a movement strategy will purchase stocks that have recently risen in price. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * momentum mo‧men‧tum [məʊˈmentəm, mə ǁ moʊ …   Financial and business terms

  • Momentum (finance) — This article is about the concept related to asset prices. For other uses of momentum in finance, see Momentum (disambiguation). In finance, momentum is the empirically observed tendency for rising asset prices to rise further, and falling prices …   Wikipedia

  • Momentum — The rate of acceleration of a security s price or volume. The idea of momentum in securities is that their price is more likely to keep moving in the same direction than to change directions. In technical analysis, momentum is considered an… …   Investment dictionary

  • Momentum (technical analysis) — For other uses of Momentum , see Momentum (disambiguation). Momentum and rate of change (ROC) are simple technical analysis indicators showing the difference between today s closing price and the close N days ago. Momentum is the absolute… …   Wikipedia

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  • Momentum Investing — An investment strategy that aims to capitalize on the continuance of existing trends in the market. The momentum investor believes that large increases in the price of a security will be followed by additional gains and vice versa for declining… …   Investment dictionary

  • Price Change — The difference in the cost of an asset or security from one period to another. While it can be computed for any length of time, the most commonly cited price change in the financial media is the daily price change , which is the change in the… …   Investment dictionary

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