bull market

Definition

A prolonged period in which investment prices rise faster than their historical average. Bull markets can happen as a result of an economic recovery, an economic boom, or investor psychology. The longest and most famous bull market is the one that began in the early 1990s in which the U.S. equity markets grew at their fastest pace ever.

Also know as up market.

The opposite of bear market.

Use bull market in a sentence

A bull market is characterized by increased investing levels based on expectations of continued stock price increases.

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