Honey Badger Stock Market

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DEFINITION of 'Honey Badger Stock Market'

A play on an Internet meme of 2011 made to relate to the stock market. The honey badger stock market is a stock market which continually gains in value and pushes past any technical or economic indicators that suggest that the stock market should not be performing as well as it is.


"The honey badger stock market don't care."

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Honey Badger Stock Market'

The reference to the honey badger relates to a popular online video from 2011 in which wildlife footage of honey badgers is narrated with a humorous tone and language. In short, the narrator praises the honey badger's assertiveness in the face of dangers in the wild and other factors.


The popular quote from the video was "honey badger don't care."

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