A short-lived rally near the bottom of an otherwise persistent decline in the market price of a stock, often caused by investors covering short positions.
An auspicious but ultimately short-lived improvement in an otherwise unfavorable trend.
A brief, unsustainable rally, esp. in the stock market, after a steep decline.
A quick, but modest, upward movement in a market that previously traded lower.
A term that is used by traders to indicate that they don’t expect a stock’s upward price movement to last.
(trading) A temporary recovery in the price of an instrument whose price has fallen rapidly and is expected to fall further in the long run.
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Plural:dead cat bounces