Bear Market

Definition

  • When stock prices fall and the market turns poor for investors, this is called a bear market.

Synonyms
uncertainty, decreasing, down, declining, pessimism, shares falling, selling

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Bull Market Definition,
    • When stock prices are increasing and it's a healthy market, this is known as a bull market.
  • Buyer's Market Definition,
    • When market conditions favour the buyer.
  • Insurance Cycle Definition,
    • A cycle of soft and hard market conditions observed in the insurance and underwriting industry.
  • Seller's Market Definition,
    • Due to either low supply or high demand, the seller can expect to sell quickly with a high sale price.
  • Stock Definition,
    • A share of the ownership of a company.
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