What’s a bull market? What’s a bear market?
Predicting the future of the stock market isn’t easy. Check out this helpful infographic to educate yourself about bull and bear market trends.
Bulls and bears can be considered the unofficial mascots of the stock market. They represent the upward and downward movements of the stock market over a period of time and have even come to describe investor behavior (optimistic investors are said to be bullish, while investors with a pessimistic outlook are said to be bearish). In a field typically known for its confusing financial terminology and often-uninspired language, the bull and bear symbols really stand out—and this is especially true in Lower Manhattan.