bear

Definition

An investor who believes that a security, a sector, or the overall market is about to fall. opposite of bull.

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As the bull market continues, many investors are worried that the market is becoming overvalued and will fall soon, thus creating a bear market.

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Since the stock market continues to rise, many investors are becoming skeptical about the longevity of the bull market and are turning into bear investors.

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