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Bullish

Word used to describe an investor's attitude. Bullish refers to an optimistic outlook, while bearish means a pessimistic outlook.

Bullish

Describing an indicator that prices are likely to rise. A simple example of a bullish indicator is a large number of margin transactions, which means investors are buying and generally leads to higher prices. See also: Bearish.

bullish

Of or relating to the belief that a particular stock or the market as a whole is headed for a period of generally rising prices. Compare bearish.
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But the line is thin between bullishness and bullying.
Rare bullishness from his trainer proved well founded as Steinbeck propelled himself to Coventry Stakes favouritism with an impressive two-and-ahalf-length victory over Jim Bolger's previous winner Gold Bubbles on his debut.
But I think the reason why there is no outpouring of John Bullishness on this day is because of our very Englishness.
But with the team's overall performance the reason behind his bullishness, Martinez added: "We're heading into the last thirdof the season and I always said we needed to get as many points as we could at this stage.
There is no particular bullishness about the rises, the prices are just increasing because more and more speculative money is flowing into crude oil markets.
Although there were some eyebrows raised on the foreheads of environmentalists when Bill Ford's bullishness of the number of hybrids that the company would be producing was put on a back burner with E85 coming to the fore, Ford Motor deserves credit for rolling out what the company thinks is the first U.
The BDO report said: "UK bullishness can be attributed to a combination of buoyant demand from key export markets - notably the European Union where demand for manufacturing exports is high - low interest rates, and strong consumer demand.
Jeff Kober, who is now playing Eddie, has a limp, a bullishness and - most critically - delivers the courage of Eddie's indignation.
The prime minister's bullishness and stubbornness is extraordinary coming from a man who makes much of being guided by his Christian faith and is held in utter contempt by the crazed dictator of the benighted African police state.
Swig's winning bid on the hotly contested and loftily priced asset is a testament to his bullishness on downtown, whose lagging rents and higher vacancy rates have left many puzzled when a turnaround will take hold.
This increased caution on the US market with virtually unmitigated bullishness on Japan causes one to wonder if the bullishness on Japan may have gone to far.
Similarly, 34 percent of bankers surveyed expressed bullishness about the sector, up from 27 percent at the beginning of 2003.