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dead cat bounce

noun [S] uk   specialized us  
a temporary increase in the value of shares after there has been a large reduction in their value: Are we witnessing a genuine recovery in the share price, or is it just a dead cat bounce?
Translations of “dead cat bounce”
in Chinese (Traditional) 股價短時間反彈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 股价短时反弹, 死猫诈尸…
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