bull

(redirected from taking the bull by the horns)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to taking the bull by the horns: grab the bull by the horns, grab the bull by its horns

Bull

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

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.

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.

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.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Rev Karran and the Church Army's Wendy Sanderson have been taking the bull by the horns when choosing the monthly themes for weekly group.
No other conventional supermarket operator that we know of is taking the bull by the horns like Hannaford is.
Taking the bull by the horns, she hires a gigolo for the occasion - but her decision has unexpected results.
Taking the bull by the horns, he has also presided over a major redundancy programme, with more than 2,240 staff shed as part of the bid to improve the company's financial performance.
I suppose, in a way he is taking the bull by the horns and finding out what his best side is.

Full browser ?