noun see bottom-fishing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bottom fisher — noun (stock exchange slang) An investor who seeks to buy shares in badly performing companies in the hope that they will increase in value • • • Main Entry: ↑bottom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottom fisher — An investor seeking stocks that have fallen to prices at or near their bottom, which he or she believes will trend up in the future. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * bottom fisher ˈbottom ˌfisher noun [countable] FINANCE someone who invests… …   Financial and business terms

  • Bottom Fisher — An investor who looks for bargains among stocks whose prices have recently dropped dramatically. The investor believes that a price drop is temporary or is an overreaction to recent bad news and a recovery is soon to follow. A bottom fisher may… …   Investment dictionary

  • bottom-fisher — n a trader in cheap and/or disreputable shares or commodities in the jargon of financial traders of the 1990s ► The bottom fisher pulled an archer from his bag. (EveningStandard, 9 December 1994) …   Contemporary slang

  • bottom-fisher — bot′tom fish er n. cvb bottom feeder 2) bottom feeder 3) …   From formal English to slang

  • bottom-fisher — /bot euhm fish euhr/, n. See bottom feeder (defs. 2, 3). * * * …   Universalium

  • bottom-fisher — /bot euhm fish euhr/, n. See bottom feeder (defs. 2, 3) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottom feeder — 1. See bottom fish. 2. a person who functions or seeks to gain at the lowest level of an activity: bottom feeders who buy undervalued stocks; social bottom feeders hanging out in seedy bars. 3. a person who appeals to base instincts: Gossip… …   Universalium

  • bottom-fishing — noun Date: 1975 the practice of making purchases (as of stocks) when prices appear to be at their lowest point • bottom fisher noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bottom-feeder — n an individual engaged in doubtful , sor did or disreputable activities. The image evoked is of a scavenging fish (swimming in murky waters) and the phrase is used in the slang of the workplace, sometimes as a synonym for bottom fisher. Compare… …   Contemporary slang

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