bull market


bull market

noun

: a market (such as a stock market) in which prices are going up

Full Definition of BULL MARKET

:  a market in which securities or commodities are persistently rising in value — compare bear market

First Known Use of BULL MARKET

1891

bull market

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

In securities and commodities trading, a rising market. A bull is an investor who expects prices to rise and, on this assumption, buys a security or commodity in hopes of reselling it later for a profit. A bullish market is one in which prices are expected to rise. See also bear market.

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