What does a bear market mean for the investor?

Answer A bear market means current economic conditions are seen as poor, and the price of securities tend to fall. Investors and analysts have a "bearish", or pessimistic, view on the near-term prospects ... Read More »

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What was the longest bear market in stock market history?

The longest bear market was from September 1929 to July 1932, according to BBC News. Not only was it the longest bear market, but the markets also did not recover from that slump for 22 months. The... Read More »

What is the bear market in the stock market?

Investors purchase stocks as a means to build long-term wealth. Bear markets, however, deter savers from putting money to work within the stock market. Recognize the distinct characteristics of bea... Read More »

Why is the stock market called a Bull or Bear market?

I don't think we are out of the "woods" yet. But CIM is low priced, has a very low P/E of about 5 (vs. industry average of 13) and pay a super high dividend of 15% of current price. Only the negati... Read More »

What Does "Secular Bear" Mean?

Understanding the stock market can be challenging to a newcomer, but learning the terminology can quickly demystify much of it. Before you can understand what "secular bear" means, you need to lear... Read More »