Business / Finance / Bearish: Words used to describe investor attitude.

Arms Index

Business / Finance / Arms Index: Also known as a trading index (TRIN) (total up volume)/(total down volume). An advance/decline market indicator. Less than 1.0 indicates bearish demand, while above 1.0 is bullish. The index often is MORE


Business / Finance / Bullish: Words used to describe investor attitudes. Bullish refers to an optimistic outlook, while bearish means a pessimistic outlook. MORE


Entertainment / Bowling / Heavy: A ball that hits more to the center of the headpin, often leaving a split. Same as high. MORE


Business / Taxes / Decliner: Stocks that have dropped, or fallen, in value over a particular period are described as decliners. If more stocks decline than advance, or go up in value, over the course of a trading day, the financi MORE

Herstatt Risk

Business / Finance / Herstatt Risk: A theory that stock prices move in the same direction as the hemlines of women's dresses. For example, short skirts (1920s and 1960s) are symbolic of bullish markets and long skirts (1930s and 1940s) MORE

Put-Call Ratio

Business / Finance / Put-Call Ratio: The ratio of the volume of put options traded to the volume of call options traded, which is used as an indicator of investor sentiment (bullish or bearish). MORE