A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 20, 2009
“No price is too high for a bull or too low for a bear” (Wall Street proverb)

"No price is too high for a bull or too low for a bear” means that nothing can be too good for the optimist or too bad for the pessimist. The stock market proverb was cited in the London Times in 1884.


Google Books
The Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs
By William George Smith and Janet E. Heseltine
Oxford: The Clarendon Press
1936
Pg. 322:
No price is too low for a ‘bear’ or too high for a ‘bull’. [Stock Exchange.]
1884 Times 28 June No price is too low for a ‘bear’ or too high for a ‘bull’.

Google Books
The New Random Walk Down Wall Street:
Including a life-cycle guide to personal investing

By Burton G Malkiel
New York, NY: Norton
1999
Pg. 113:
As an old Wall Street proverb runs: No price is too high for a bull or too low for a bear.

Google Books
Tomorrow’s Gold:
Asia’s age of discovery

2nd edition
By Marc Faber
London: CLSA
2004
Pg. 90:
As a saying goes, “no price is too high for a bull”!

Artha The Art of Investment
Monday, June 22, 2009
Old Wall Street proverb: “No price is too high for a bull or too low for a bear.”

PropertyWeek.com
Property company shares jump on takeover talk
10:57 | 14.08.09
By James Whitmore
(...)
Once again the Old City and Wall Street saying comes to mind: “No price is too high for a bull or too low for a bear.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • (0) Comments • Thursday, August 20, 2009 • Permalink