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Bear spread

Definition: [crh] Applies to derivative products. Strategy in the options or futures markets designDefinition: ed to take advantage of a fall in the price of a security or commodity. A bear spread with call options is created by buying a call option wiDefinition: th a certain strike price and selling a call option on the same stock with a lower strike price (with the same expiration date). A bear spread with put options is where an investor buys a put with a Definition: high strike price and sells a put with a low strike price. With futures, the investor sells the nearby contract and purchases the next out contract. All of these strategies are designed to profit frDefinition: om a fall in the underlying asset's price.

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