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a market characterized by falling prices for securities

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The average bear market lasts 15 months, with stocks declining up to 32 per cent.
A crash is always possible, but your baseline for a bear market shouldn't be a huge meltdown.
The classic definition of a bear market is a drop that is 20% from its peak or greater.
In 80% of all the times since 1945 that the S&P has fallen by 15% or more, it has morphed into a new bear market," Stovall says.
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 general definition of a bear market is a decline of more than 20% in a major stock index.
As the Dow continues to tempt the savage bear market, investors have grown fidgety amid its menacing presence.
com, Sadana traces the worst bear markets of the past century to expose signs of false rallies and help stock market investors avoid establishing long positions in the markets too prematurely before the bear market ends.
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.