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Bull

An investor who thinks the market will rise. Related: Bear.
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Bull

1. An investor who believes that the market or a security will rise and makes investment decisions accordingly. See also: Bear.

2. Informal for bull market.
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bull

An investor who believes the price of a particular security or security prices in general will follow a broad upward trend. An investor can often be a bull on a specific security but not on the general market, and vice versa. Compare bear.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.

bull

a person who buys a financial security (stock, share, foreign currency, etc.) in expectation that its market price is likely to rise. See SPECULATION. Compare BEAR.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

bull

a person who expects future prices in a STOCK EXCHANGE or COMMODITY MARKET to rise and who seeks to make money by buying shares or commodities. Compare BEAR. See SPOT MARKET, FUTURES MARKET, BULL MARKET.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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In the Essay on Irish Bulls Maria and Richard Lovell Edgeworth consider two questions: What makes a bull--defined in the introduction as "a laughable confusion of ideas"--specifically Irish?
Together with "The Hibernian Medicant", "Bath Coach Conversation" and "The Irish Incognito"; "Little Dominick" is one of the four chapter-length prose national allegories in Irish Bulls, where the Edgeworths weaken the political allegory by introducing a Catholic child's experiences in a boarding school, based on those of Richard Lovell Edgeworth himself (Butler 1999-2003: 327-328, vol.
Bothar even hands out hives of bees, rabbits and thousands of special artificial insemination "straws" from Irish bulls for breeding programme.
It also plans to buy native cows inseminated by Irish bulls.
THOUGH THIS ESSAY has been a part of many collected works of Maria Edgeworth and Irish literature, An Essay on Irish Bulls has now been published as a single-volume work for the first time since the nineteenth century.
Analysis of the representation of the two important novelists in this first volume, Maria Edgeworth and William Carleton, leads to broadly similar conclusions: the latter is cast as the writer of Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, though the Field Day Anthology, gives a fragment of his wonderful novel The Black Prophet, while Edgeworth, it appears, wrote Castle Rackrent, The Absentee and "An Essay On Irish Bulls," though the present anthology has also an extract from her memoir of her father concerning the 1798 rising, to complement the passage from Mary Leadbeater's Annals of Ballitore also included.

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