bear

Definition

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

Use bear in a sentence

I did not want to go near the bear because it was really big and it might hurt us if we got too close to it.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 7 people found this helpful.

I would not invest any of my hard earned money in a bear market, instead I would wait for the sentiment to change.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 6 people found this helpful.

If due to news or other information, I decide to liquidate an asset based on the assumption that said asset will soon decline in value, I am a bear investor.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 8 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
bearish divergence Central Counterparty Clearing House (CCP)