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#BullMarket #InvestopediaCliffNotes So I was this years old when I actually took the time to learn what it actually means to be in a "Bull Market" or "Bear Market." Who else is with me on this? Before I get started, I just wanted to give a brief update on what this week's line up will look like - Tu - Bear Market, Wed - Buy and Hold, Thur - Increased Buy and Old, and Fri - Retracement. The Breakdown: - One where price of an asset or security goes up continuosly over a period of time ... look at the S&P500, Nasdaq, Dow, and VT below - This period is characterized by optimism and investor confidence that strong results will last for a long time - Most commonly described as a situation when stock prices rise by 20% after a drop of 20% with the end of a bull run being signaled by the next 20% drop How do I spot a Bull Market: - This is more of a 👀 hindsight is 20/20 situation ... difficult to predict due to the market not just being technical factors but also part human factors on psychology and speculation on future What should I know about Bull Markets before investing: - This usually occurs during a period of time when the economy is growing, gross domestic product is strong, unemployment is low, and corporate profits are high - Usually during this time there is high demand for holding stocks and IPO action increases - ✅ kind of like right now - Consider Buy and Hold, Increased Buy and Hold, and/or Retracement Additions as investing strategies to capitalize during a bull run What are the downsides to investing in aBull Market: - It is difficult to identify the beginning and end of a bull market and so the last thing you want to do is enter at an all time high and then swiftly be met with a correction or beark market - When choosing invesetments at an all time high, it becomes even more important to be discerning about what you are putting your money into - Sometimes being safe and passing on sexy is the best course of action - I'm looking at you $VOO , $VT , and $QQQM - as you want to be ok w/ holding these for 10-20+ years especially if you bought right before a correction or bear market Resources: Investopedia / Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84r6UeSxiNk P.S.: I can't in good conscience promote my YouTube video on this without also telling you to check out BuildingBread's video on 🐂vs 🧸on his YouTube channel as he totally beat me to it and got his video out first!! #GrowthNotGreed #TheMoreYouKnow #FeedYourBrain #ChartAttack
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