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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Hayes Sherman and Bobby Harden, both 15, were watching TV when they heard the bear raid the fridge.
the reserves and bringing in everything from portable lights to a live DJ to, yes, the Bear raid siren.
The company is proceeding with the filing of a formal complaint regarding these "bear raid" trading practices with both FINRA and the SEC and will explore all potential private legal remedies available to it.
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 131.25p yesterday.
You have winced as the share price halved, taken some consolation from a handsome dividend delivered with the customary corporate chutzpah in February, given your directors a longdistance pat on the head for smacking down the spurious rumour that fuelled an unusually aggressive "bear raid" on your shares last month.
It's understood they are also the subject of a bear raid by the renowned trader Simon Cawkwell, whose nickname is Evel Knievel.
After four years of pass-heavy "Bear Raid" offenses, which were led by current NFL quarterbacks Jared Goff and Davis Webb, the Bears plan to lean on the running game this season.
The first came a couple of weeks ago along with relief that the bear raid on HBOS was a false alarm.
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.
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.