Bullish

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

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

Bear Trap

Business / Finance / Bear Trap: The predicament facing short sellers when a bear market reverses its trend and becomes bullish. The assets continue to sell in anticipation of further declines in price, and short sellers then are for MORE

Valuation

Business / Construction / Valuation: An inspection carried out for the benefit of the mortgage lender to ascertain if a property is a good security for a loan. 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

Sentiment Indicators

Business / Finance / Sentiment Indicators: The general feeling of investors about the state of the market, such as whether they are bullish or bearish. MORE

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