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a market characterized by falling prices for securities

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By definition, a bear market is when the stock market falls for a prolonged period of time, usually by twenty percent or more.
The usual definition of a +20% gain for a bull market or a -20% loss for a bear market has a bit of a problem in that after a 20% loss it takes a 25% gain to break even.
This bear market lasted some 12 years until November 1931, when the Nikkei equivalent bottomed some 74 percent lower than its peak in 1919.
The bear market demonstrated the value of living benefits and death benefits, but it also might have shown insurers how risky it is to offer them.
It may seem strange that we are launching Cabot's Top 10 right now in the depths of a bear market.
IN A BEAR MARKET, THE PERSONAL ASPECT of investment advisory work plays an important role.
The defense in a bear market is to build a diverse portfolio of value and growth mutual funds, individual stocks, and bonds, and to keep your cash in a high-yield money market," explains Richmond Heights, California-based financial advisor Joyce Muse-Harris.
The Dow danced with an official bear market Thursday after finishing just shy of a 20 percent loss since the index's record high last year.
A review of the worst bear markets of the last 100 years and an explanation of the common technical and sentiment indicators that highlighted the end of each bear market;
Fundamentally, if you are able to interpret the signs and then react quickly enough to spread bet accordingly, a bear market does not necessarily mean a disastrous loss.
But for an investor who has maintained a properly diversified portfolio, structured for long-term growth, the correct reaction to the bear market is likely to be none, says Edelman in the report, titled Don't Just Do Something, Stand There
Lincoln said the bear market in stocks had created a renewed interest in these defined-benefit plans.
5-fold in a mere four years between 1976 and 1980, gold had been in a major secular bear market, one that took the price of gold down 70 percent over the next 20-plus years from a peak of $850 per ounce to around $2.
In other brokerage houses, analysts said bear market rules should govern investors.
Phase 1 of the program, called Bear Market Plan, is now available to NaviPlan Standard and Profiles Professional customers, at no charge.