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bottom fishing

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1. The activity of fishing for bottom feeders.
2. Researching or investing in securities at what is believed to be the low point of a market after a decline.

bottom fishing

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(Stock Exchange) investing in low-priced shares that show prospects of recovery or in shares that are low-priced because of a general market decline in the hope of making a profit
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For that reason, desperate sellers in co-op apartment buildings may arrange a deal with a bottom fisher only to have it nixed by the co-op board, she said.
Mittal has the reputation in the steel industry of being a bottom fisher, an opportunist," the Welsh steel boss said.
Ralph Krueger of The Corcoran Group was the exclusive sales agent and is glad the deal is done because he was giving tours to "every bottom fisher on Wall Street.
A bottom fisher who only buys up a small amount of these stocks is known as a "bottom pincher".
After purchasing three more office buildings in downtown Stamford, Connecticut, an equity fund led by bottom fisher Samuel Zell is now the largest commercial property owner in the suburbs.