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Bearish

Words used to describe investor attitude. A bearish investor believes that a particular asset or the market as a whole will decline in value.

Bearish

Describing a market for one or more securities in which there are few buyers and many sellers. A bearish market occurs due to declining prices, and it is sometimes associated with high trading volume. Investors may also describe having a bearish feeling about a market, meaning they believe (not necessarily with any analysis) that prices have been declining or soon will begin to do so.

bearish

Of or relating to the belief that a particular stock or the market as a whole is headed for a period of generally falling prices. Compare bullish.
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The most important bearish factor is the rise of US unconventional oil production, the expert believes.
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Used a close above the Bearish trend-line from the mid October high as a Stop and though it traded above temporarily early last week, it did nto closed above that mark, for now will continue to Stop above that trend-line, and making a small adjustment for the temp break above, currently at 1.2990/00.
Industrials/Transportation Ratio: Bearish. When the Dow Jones Industrial Average rises in value when measured against the Dow Jones Transport Index, the weakness of the transportation sector is supposed to reverberate throughout the entire economy.
Forex Options and Futures markets show US Dollar sentiment at near-record bearish extremes against almost all major counterparts, and one-sided positioning suggests that the USD is near a major turning point.
Technical resistance levels: 873.24/875.72/878.78(main) Technical support levels:868.95/861.75/859.00 (main) Trading range: 859.00 -- 879.00 Trend: Swing Market sentiment NEAR-TERM: Bearish MEDIUM-TERM: Bearish LONG-TERM: Bullish 2009/01/13
While some economists feel the residential housing market is close to stabilizing, more bearish onlookers feel that housing will remain sluggish throughout 2007 and into next year.
In further support of his bearish outlook, Threlkeld pointed out that copper consumers have already been using other, substitute materials if they can.