There's got to be an end here somewhere. Right?
One thing for certain about market corrections is eventually they'll stop. The problem, of course, is figuring out where.
Essentially, the selling stops when all the bears have been exhausted, sentiment completely craps out and there's simply nothing left to do but buy. It's called "capitulation." Market veteran Jeff Saut, the chief market strategist at Raymond James, said Wednesday's early-day 566-point Dow plunge felt like a possible capitulation point, and the major averages heading into the close were threatening their biggest intraday reversal since 2008.
But how do you know for sure when capitulation is about to happen and it's time to jump back in the market? Here are 10 time-tested signals for when capitulation is in the air: