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Glossary Term: BEAR

Definition(s) for BEAR:


1. ) an investor who believes a security or some other asset or the security markets in general will follow a broad downward path.

2. ) Someone who thinks that the market prices will fall down.

3. ) For generations, bulls and bears on Wall Street have referred to two decidedly different types of investors - the bulls being those who expect stock prices to rise, the bears being those who believe prices are about to decline.

4. ) An investor who sells a security in the hope of buying it back at a lower price, as he thinks the market will go down. A bear market is a falling market in which bears would prosper.


See Also:
BEAR CD, BEAR HUG, BEAR RAID, BEAR SPREAD, BEAR TRAP, BULL-BEAR BOND, BEAR MARKET, BEAR MARKET, BEAR SPREAD, BEAR MARKET


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