bear raid

noun

Definition of bear raid

: concerted selling of securities usually by short sellers to force down prices

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First Known Use of bear raid

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Bear raid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bear%20raid. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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