Industry Bet

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Industry Bet

The act of an investor buying or selling stock in an entire industry rather than in only one company in that industry. Investors make industry bets instead of "company bets" because it is thought to be easier to predict an uptrend or downtrend for a set of related stocks rather than any individual stock. See also: Industry diversification.
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LE BOURGET (France): The world s biggest international air show goes into its second day yesterday after chalking up $20 billion in sales with hopes high of more to come as the airline industry bets on sustained growth ahead.
Tom Mead, Managing Director of the Barr Rosenberg Research Center LLC, the dedicated research arm of the AXA Rosenberg Group, noted that in contrast with many emerging market managers who make country or industry bets, AXA Rosenberg's approach is designed to add value through pure stock selection while keeping industry and country weights tight to the benchmark.
is currently one of those special offer affairs in the high street shops alongside The Streets, Morrissey and the host of top-line acts the record industry bets its hat on to hike up the end of year profits.
An interesting synergy between the two portfolio managers has lead to some stock picks and industry bets that benefit both funds.
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