Adding to a holding of particular securities or commodities when the price falls, in order to reduce the average cost of the whole holding. Averaging in consists of buying at various price levels in order to build up a substantial holding of securities or commodities over a period. Averaging out is the opposite process, of selling a large holding at various price levels over a long period.

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