bear

(redirected from can't bear)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to can't bear: cannot bear

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
You have changed into Liverpool One It's alien, it's notmy place It feels like I'm in outer space I knowthat you are trendy and smart But the change in you breaksmy heart Perhaps nowthat I'm growing old I can't bear to see a newage unfold Liverpool 15 wasmy old home Nowit's a place Iwould disown The Brook House had a bowling green These memories nowseem but a dream Shops, houses, boarded now The Willowtree Pub once had a cow The cared for area has disappeared Deterioration is what I feared Sefton Park was a child's delight Climbing trees, flying a kite Watching cricket, rowing on the lake Then to the cafe for tea and cake T he change in the city makesme sigh One can't go back the time's gone by Asad emotion has been put to pen Iwon't be going back home again by Maureen S.
Max can't bear that, and in his emotional state he's unable to resist the 'charms' of manipulative Becca when she kisses him.
I badly need something good to happen to me at Wembley soon because as things stand I absolutely can't bear the place.
TOUGH guys who can't bear to ditch their mighty gas guzzlers should check out this Jeep - an eco-friendly monster that won't ruin your street cred.
OVER, EGG: Magnusson can't bear to watch as West Ham crash 4-0
If you're away from home but can't bear the thought of being parted from your favourite coffee, pack the compact, travel-size Essenza machine by Nespresso.
Nicki says: "They are total soul mates - they can't bear to be parted and both give our family endless entertainment with the games they play.
Words seemed to fail him and then, fighting back the tears, he said: ''I have a grandson who I'll see next week - I can't bear the thought of this.
He also tells DuJour mag: "I can't bear the thought of ever feeling like that again, even though I got great songs out of it.
FOR pet owners who can't bear to be parted from their pooch, Best Western has launched a "Dog 'n' Bone" hotline (0845 373 1203), giving advice on which of its 112 pet-friendly hotels best meets your dog's needs.
Q MY wee boy is starting school next week and I can't bear it.
QI LOVE my best friend but can't bear her boyfriend.