dead cat bounce


dead cat bounce
   a temporary increase in the value of a security or currency of which the price has been falling but which remains overvalued
   Like a rebound of a corpse dropped on a hard surface:
    Dealers in the Russian market, however, still think a deterioration is possible. 'It was just a dead-cat bounce,' one said. (Daily Telegraph, 15 August 1998)

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  • Dead Cat Bounce — im 2. Halbjahr 2000 nach dem Platzen der Dotcom Blase (NASDAQ Composite Index) Der Dead Cat Bounce (dt. Hüpfer der toten Katzen) ist eine Metapher des Kapital und Börsenmarktes. Er beschreibt das Phänomen, dass in einem Börsenkrac …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dead-Cat-Bounce — (dt. Hüpfer einer toten Katze) ist eine Metapher an den Finanzmärkten. Sie beschreibt die nicht nachhaltige Erholung eines Wertpapierkurses oder Wertpapierindex nach einem starken, meist länger andauernden Einbruch. Der Begriff ist abgeleitet von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dead cat bounce — For the Irish comedy rock band, see Dead Cat Bounce (comedy band). In economics, a dead cat bounce is a small, brief recovery in the price of a declining stock.[1] Derived from the idea that even a dead cat will bounce if it falls from a great… …   Wikipedia

  • Dead cat bounce — A small upmove in a bear market. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * dead cat bounce dead cat bounce ➔ bounce2 * * *    A rise in the price of a financial instrument, or an overall market, after a prolonged fall. This is likely to be… …   Financial and business terms

  • dead cat bounce — A small upmove in a bear market. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * dead cat bounce dead cat bounce ➔ bounce2 * * *    A rise in the price of a financial instrument, or an overall market, after a prolonged fall. This is likely to be followed by …   Financial and business terms

  • dead cat bounce — (ded kat BOWNS) n. A temporary recovery from a major drop in a stock s price. Also: dead cat bounce. Example Citations: After glancing at the top performing funds of the second quarter, investors may be forgiven for wondering if they have somehow …   New words

  • dead-cat\ bounce — Wallstreet expression describing the phenomenon of a stock bottoming out to near nil and then recovering with a sharp buying spree from bargin hunters. The notion being that even a dead cat will bounce if dropped from a high enough point. Enron… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • dead-cat\ bounce — Wallstreet expression describing the phenomenon of a stock bottoming out to near nil and then recovering with a sharp buying spree from bargin hunters. The notion being that even a dead cat will bounce if dropped from a high enough point. Enron… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • dead cat bounce — n. Stock Market a temporary recovery in share prices after a substantial fall, caused by speculators buying in order to cover their positions * * * ˌdead cat ˈbounce [dead cat bounce] noun a temporary and small upward movement in share prices… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead-cat bounce — /ded kat / Slang. a temporary recovery in stock prices after a steep decline, often resulting from the purchase of securities that have been sold short. * * * dead cat bounce noun (stock exchange sl) A temporary recovery of share prices following …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead-cat bounce — very little recovery after a loss, not coming up again    The broker said, It was a dead cat bounce. Stocks remain low …   English idioms


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