What is a Bull market?
When the security / commodity rises >= 20% from recent lows over a sustained period of time (lasts for months, even years). Usually hard to predict, only recognised after it happened.
What is a Bear market?
When the security / commodity falls >= 20% from recent highs over a sustained period of time (eg 2 months or more)
What to do in a Bear Market?
Global Emerging Markets
An emerging market is a developing country. 4 largest are BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China).
|Asia||China, India, Indonesia, Turkey|
|Africa||Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Senegal|
|Europe (east)||Russia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland|
|North america||Mexico, Dominican Republic|
|South america||Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia|