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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Bear

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Name given in the Stock Exchange to one who contracts to deliver stock at a fixed price on a certain day, in contradistinction from the bull , or he who contracts to take it, the interest of the former being that, in the intervening time, the stocks should fall, and that of the latter that they should rise.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Bear'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/b/bear.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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