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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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The attitude of the greater part of the public might be described as one of attentive neutrality.
Her father alone preserved an attitude of neutrality.
Shall we secure - answer me frankly - the neutrality of Spain, if we undertake anything against the United Provinces?
Indeed, he rapidly became too much at his ease to persist in a condition of cheerful neutrality.
Horrock looked before him with as complete a neutrality as if he had been a portrait by a great master.
It took a long time to build that wall, and we all turned in and helped except von Schoenvorts, who, by the way, had not spoken to me except in the line of official business since our encounter--a condition of armed neutrality which suited me to a T.
Between White Fang and them existed a neutrality and no more.
With a heavy dropping at the corners of his mouth, with a stolid indifference staring dull in his eyes, there he sat, a man forearmed, in his own obstinate neutrality, against all temptation to engage in the conflict of opinions that was to come.
I will withdraw all my forces from the field, and remain henceforth, like the wise king of Prussia, in a state of perfect neutrality.
We all have an idea," Kinsley replied grimly; "India for Russia; a large slice of China for Japan, with probably Australia thrown in; Alsace-Lorraine for France's neutrality.
Instead of looking for an impartial source, we can secure neutrality by the equal representation of all parties.
So far from asking you for interference, I merely wish to claim your strict neutrality.