average down
To buy additional shares in a long position as it moves down with the objective of reducing the average price per share. The wisdom of an average-down strategy is debatable. While many investors employ it as a means of lowering the breakeven price, some investment advisors caution against throwing additional money into a losing position. Compare to Average Up; dollar cost averaging.
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