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