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Bear

An investor who believes a stock or the overall market will decline. A bear market is a prolonged period of falling stock prices, usually by 20% or more. Related: bull.
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Bear

An investor who believes, for any technical or fundamental reason, that a security or the broader market will decline significantly. A bear takes the appropriate steps to limit losses during the period that they believe that the security will decline. They may sell their long positions or short sell the security to profit from the decline in price. See also: Bull.
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bear

An investor who believes a security or some other asset or the security markets in general will follow a broad downward path. An investor can often be a bear on a particular security but not on the general market and vice versa. Compare bull.
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.

bear

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

bear

a person who expects future prices in a STOCK EXCHANGE or COMMODITY MARKET to fall and who seeks to make money by selling shares or commodities. Compare BULL. See SPOT MARKET, FUTURES MARKET, BEAR MARKET.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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Phylogenetic relationships of bears (the Ursidae) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences.
The genera Ballusia and Ursavus have been herein considered as Ursidae incertaea sedis until a more detailed revision of both of them (especially Ursavus) will be carried out (Abella, research in progress).
El oso andino u oso de anteojos (Tremarctos ornatus), es la unica especie de la familia Ursidae que habita en America del Sur, a lo largo de la Cordillera de los Andes, con poblaciones residentes desde Venezuela hasta Bolivia (Peyton 1999) y con algunos registros en Panama (Elmore 1939, Jorgenson 1984, Goldstein et al.
Orden Familia IU CN 2008 DS 034 CITES 2010 Cingulata Myrmecophagidae Myrmecophaga tridactyla VU II Primates Cebidae Saguinus fuscicollis II Aotus azarae II Cebus apella II Saimiri boliviensis II Pitheciidae Callicebus aureipalatii II Atelidae Alouatta sara II Ateles chamek EN VU II Lagothrix cana EN VU II Rodentia Cuniculidae Cuniculus paca III Carnivora Felidae Leopardus pardalis I Puma concolor I Ursidae Tremarctos ornatus VU EN I Perissodactyla Tapiridae Tapirus terrestris VU VU II Cetartiodactyla Tayassuidae Pecari tajacu II Tayassu pecari II
El oso de anteojos Tremarctos ornatus es una especie endemica de los Andes Tropicales y el unico representante de la familia Ursidae en Suramerica (Rios-Uzeda et al.
Species Common name Rodentia Cuniculidae Cuniculus taczanowskii Mountain paca Dinomyidae Dinomys branickii Pacarana Lagomorpha Leporidae Sylvilagus brasiliensis Brazilian Rabbit Carnivora Felidae Leopardus pardalis Ocelot Puma concolor Puma Canidae Lycalopex culpaeus Culpeo fox Ursidae Tremarctos ornatus Spectacled bear Mephitidae Conepatus chinga Andean Skunk Mustelidae Eira barbara Tayra Mustela frenata Long-tailed Weasel Perissodactyla Tapiridae Tapirus pinchaque Mountain tapir Artiodactyla Cervidae Mazama sp.
Geoffroy Yahuarundi, eira, postari, Saint-Hilaire, 432 1803) 433 Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) Jaguar, otorongo, uturuncu, puagkat, jenocri Canidae 434 Atelocynus microtis (Sclater, Zorro negro orejicorto, perro de 1883) monte, monte allgo 435 Chrysocyon brachyurus Lobo de crin (Illiger, 1815) 436 Lycalopex culpaeus (Molina, Zorro colorado, atoj 1782) 437 Lycalopex griseus (Gray 1837) Zorro gris, chilla 438 Lycalopex sechurae Thomas, Zorro de Sechura, juancito 1900 439 Speothos venaticus (Lund, Perro de monte, perro de bosque, 1842) zorro vinagre, mashiti Ursidae 440 Tremarctos ornatus (F.
These results may indicate any member of the Ursidae, including grizzly (Ursus horribilis) or black bear (Ursus americanus), or may indicate multiple uses for the tool.
Nandiinidae, Felidae, Prionodontidae, Viverridae, Hyaenidae, Herpestidae, Eupleridae, Canidae, Ursidae, Procyonidae, Mephitidae y Mustelidae), mas dos listas de bibliografia, una general y otra referida a descripciones cientificas.