Bull/Bear Ratio

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DEFINITION of 'Bull/Bear Ratio'

A market-sentiment indicator published weekly by Investor's Intelligence that uses information polled directly from market professionals. This index reflects the sentiments of market participants that deal daily within the financial markets and it gives a more relevant measure.

Bull/Bear Ratio

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Bull/Bear Ratio'

High readings of the ratio indicate a bearish sentiment, whereas low readings indicate a bullish one. Typically, extremely high and low readings have shown simultaneous market tops and bottoms.

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