bear raid


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bear raid

n
(Stock Exchange) an attempt to force down the price of a security or commodity by sustained selling

bear raid

A form of market manipulation in which traders attempt to artificially drive down the price of a security by large scale short selling.
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Such a move, known as a bear raid, is considered market manipulation.
The company suffered a bear raid on its shares earlier this year after warning it faced a tough second half, but the stock recovered by eight per cent to close at 131.
It's understood they are also the subject of a bear raid by the renowned trader Simon Cawkwell, whose nickname is Evel Knievel.
Wilcox, a defensive coach by trade, represents a shift from Dykes and his Bear Raid offense, which produced a ton of points but didn't translate to enough victories.
They are un-saying the bold bluster they gave you with the results and again at the time of the bear raid.
Dealers reckoned the gossip was started by traders keen to see the stock fall so they could buy it cheaply - a Bear Raid, in City slang.
The first came a couple of weeks ago along with relief that the bear raid on HBOS was a false alarm.
The Bears will toss out Dykes' Bear Raid for a new system brought in by offensive coordinator Beau Baldwin, who was brought in after nine seasons as head coach at Eastern Washington.
Brewin Dolphin, the stock broker and wealth manager with a major presence in Birmingham, saw a bear raid on its shares yesterday after warning it faced a stormy second half.
Everybody was tired, everybody was feeling it afterwards," freshman linebacker Troy Dye said of the toll facing the Bear Raid for 36 minutes, 20 seconds of possession time, plus two overtime sessions, took on the players.