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Financial Dictionary 

Thousands of investors have told us they are confused by the investment jargon that is used by financial advisors. We also know some terms, that investors don't understand, are used by advisors as sales ploys. They establish themselves as experts when they define a term you may not understand. 

There is an alternative. We have defined more than 1,500 commonly used financial terms. Look-up a definition by entering the term in the search engine or using the alphabetical search service.

Definition of 'Advance-Decline'

The measurement of the number of stocks that have advanced and declined over a particular period. The measurement shows the direction and strength of the market. A bull market occurs when more stocks are going up (advance) than down (decline) over an extended time period.

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