BEAR Definition

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BEAR is an investor who expects share prices to fall and thus likely to sell short. More generally, a pessimist about the market outlook.

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FREDDIE MAC see FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION.

STUMPAGE refers to: a. Timber in standing trees; usually sold without the land at a fixed price per tree or per stump, the stumps being counted when the land is cleared. (NOTE: Only trees above a certain size are allowed to be cut by loggers buying stumpage from the owners of land) or, b. A tax on the amount of timber cut, regulated by the price of lumber.

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