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Bear trap

The predicament facing short sellers when a bear market reverses its trend and becomes bullish. The assets continue to sell in anticipation of further declines in price, and short sellers then are forced to cover at higher prices.

Bear trap

In charting, a short-lived reversal of an upward trend, catching out bears and shorters who were hoping to profit from a fall in the share price.



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Matured noninterest bearing debt

Matured noninterest bearing debt

Outstanding savings bonds and notes that have reached final maturity and no longer earn interest. Includes all Series A-D, F, G, 1, J, and K bonds. Series E bonds (issued between May 1941 and November 1965), Series EE (issued since January 1980), Series H (issued from June 1952 through December 1979), and savings notes issued between May 1967 and October 1970 have a final maturity of 30 years. Series HH bonds (issued since January 1980) mature after 20 years.


Wall Bearing Construction

Wall Bearing Construction

Weight of roofs and floors supported entirely by the exterior walls, with no load-bearing partitions. Posts and pillars are used at points where the span is too wide for exterior wall support.


Forbearance

Forbearance

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Bear put spread

Bear put spread

The purchase of a put with a high strike price against the sale of a put with a lower strike price in expectation of declining prices. The maximum profit is calculated: (high strike price - low strike price) - net premium received where net premium received = premiums paid - premiums received.


Bear CD

Bear CD

A bear CD pays the holder a fraction of any fall in a given market index.


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