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Bear

An investor who believes a stock or the overall market will decline. A bear market is a prolonged period of falling stock prices, usually by 20% or more. Related: bull.

Bear

An investor who believes, for any technical or fundamental reason, that a security or the broader market will decline significantly. A bear takes the appropriate steps to limit losses during the period that they believe that the security will decline. They may sell their long positions or short sell the security to profit from the decline in price. See also: Bull.

bear

An investor who believes a security or some other asset or the security markets in general will follow a broad downward path. An investor can often be a bear on a particular security but not on the general market and vice versa. Compare bull.

bear

a person who sells a financial security (stock, share, foreign currency, etc.) in expectation that its market price is likely to fall. See SPECULATION. Compare BULL.

bear

a person who expects future prices in a STOCK EXCHANGE or COMMODITY MARKET to fall and who seeks to make money by selling shares or commodities. Compare BULL. See SPOT MARKET, FUTURES MARKET, BEAR MARKET.
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Fortune is also developing the Arctos anthracite metallurgical coal project in British Columbia and owns the Sue-Dianne copper-silver-gold deposit and other exploration projects in the NT.
In recent books such as The Mammals of Canada, A World List of Mammalian Species, and Wild Mammals of North America, brown bears and grizzlies are considered to belong to a single species, Ursus arctos.
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Capreolus capreolus, Sus scrofa, Equus mosbachensis, Dicerorhinus mercki, Palaeoloxodon antiquus, Mammuthus trogontherii, Ursus arctos, Canis lupus and Castor fiber (Bemilli 2004).
12 Ursus arctos middendorffi, the largest living land predator, is better known by what name?
The crew will head south under the direction of Duncan MacAlister again aboard Flying Fish Arctos, a strong and powerful cutter rigged Australian designed yacht that was originally built to race around the world.
The North Pole was associated with the Bear Constellation ( or arctos in Greek ( so the opposing south became the "anti-arctos".
Most of the animal remains belong to bears (85%), particularly Ursus arctos and Ursus spelaeus.
Fortune is also developing the vertically integrated NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper mine and mill in the NT, the proposed refinery in Saskatchewan, and the Arctos anthracite metallurgical coal project in British Columbia.
Ballard and husband Randy Pysher founded ARCTOS in 2007 and have a full staff to complement their expertise.