A person who believes that the market is in a downtrend cycle and is more likely to continue going down than to go up. A bear interprets an upward price retracement as a temporary interruption in the overall downward trend. Compare to bull. See Bear Correction; Bear Market; Bull Market; Correction; market cycle.
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