Bear market

A bear market is a market that is decreasing in value. In technical analysis when the bears occur, candlesticks are in most cases red. A bear market is the opposite of a bull market.

Interesting fact: When a bear charges at his prey his attack is in a downwards direction. That is why the bear symbolizes a market that is going down in value.

Other used terms with the same meaning: Bearish market, declining market

Compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world.

Albert Einstein
Mathematician and physicist, Winner of Nobel Prize in Physics