Bellwether Security

(redirected from Bellwether Securities)

Bellwether Security

A stock or other security that usually leads the direction of its industry or sector. For example, if a stock begins a bullish or bearish trend a little bit ahead of other stocks, it may be said to be a bellwether security. It should not be confused with a bellwether issue.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Freddie Mac's Reference Notes and Bonds were designed to raise capital for housing in the United States by providing investors with large, liquid bellwether securities.
This programme is intended to fill two gaps that are emerging for Euro investors: the declining supply of government issuance in Euros and the lack of truly liquid bellwether securities outside the largest government markets," said Greg Parseghian, Chief Investment Officer at Freddie Mac.