May 9, 2024

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Bearish is the term used to describe an investor’s belief that a particular security, sector, or the overall market will decline in value. Bearish investors, also known as bears, expect prices to decline and may sell off their holdings to avoid future losses. This sentiment can also lead to short selling, which involves selling borrowed shares with the aim of buying them back later at a lower price.

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