What is a bear market?


A bear market is defined as a period where stock prices drop by 20% or more from recent highs, empirically marking a substantial decline in market confidence and investment value. This distinguishes it from typical market fluctuations, underlining significant negative trends in the financial market space 1.

Bear Market Realities

Brad and Jonathan discuss the current state of the stock market and the technical definitions of a bear market and a recession. While the bull market is officially over, it is too early to determine if we are in a recession. However, it is important for listeners to avoid panic selling during this time.


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