Gentlemen Prefer Bonds

Gentlemen Prefer Bonds

A term used during a bear market to indicate that investors prefer bonds. In a bear market, stocks decline in price while bonds (whose prices usually move inversely relative to stocks) tend to rise. As a result, investors will prefer to buy bonds while the bear market lasts. The term derives from the 1953 Marilyn Monroe film, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
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