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

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