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neutral

Describing an opinion that is neither bearish nor bullish. Neutral option strategies are generally designed to perform best if there is little or no net change in the price of the underlying stock or index. See also Bearish and Bullish.

Neutral

Of or relating to an opinion that a market will neither trend up or down in the near term. That is, a neutral analyst is neither bearish nor bullish; he/she believes that the market in question will remain roughly in its current value. Neutral analysts design neutral investment strategies, which are designed to perform the best if the market(s) in which one is investing do not move significantly. One example is a portfolio that is exactly half long and half short. See also: Market neutral.

neutral

1. An investment opinion that is neither bullish nor bearish. A neutral opinion for an individual stock generally indicates the stock should not be purchased or sold.
2. Of or relating to an investment position that is likely to produce the best results if the market does not exhibit a major upward or downward movement.
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But it was manifest that all, except the Isosceles, were moved by his words and were either neutral or averse to the Bill.
Nothing then was altered in the plan, and orders were given to get under weigh next night, and, wind and weather permitting, to make the neutral island by the following day.
Mean men, in their rising, must adhere; but great men, that have strength in themselves, were better to maintain themselves indifferent, and neutral.
There could not have been a greater contrast between brother and sister, for Stapleton was neutral tinted, with light hair and gray eyes, while she was darker than any brunette whom I have seen in England--slim, elegant, and tall.
For Horne Fisher was remarkable for a curious impersonal information and interest touching all sorts of topics, so that one could sometimes fancy that his culture, like his colorless, fair mustache and pale, drooping features, had the neutral nature of a chameleon.
Beebe, who wore the heated aspect of a neutral, was bidden to collect the factions for the return home.
Whilst all the landscape was in neutral shade his companion's face, which was the focus of his eyes, rising above the mist stratum, seemed to have a sort of phosphorescence upon it.
This strip between the ice barrier and the mountains is considered neutral ground.
He answered me with his neutral shrug, and, by my soul, he struck a match and lit a cigarette in that hour of life and death
So the theory is that the channel between Gibraltar and Africa was once dry land, and that the low, neutral neck between Gibraltar and the Spanish hills behind it was once ocean, and of course that these African animals, being over at Gibraltar (after rock, perhaps--there is plenty there), got closed out when the great change occurred.
Perhaps you were right in that our best chance lies in maintaining a neutral position.
D'Artagnan made a sign indicating that he wished to remain neutral.