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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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dollar traded in the upper 109 yen level Monday in Tokyo after hitting yet another eight-month low on continued bearishness and signs of China tolerating a rise in the yuan.
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