bull market


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

Examples of bull market in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If the crypto bull market had happened at that time, perhaps more people fighting for racial and social justice would have been open to pursuing its possibilities. WIRED, 16 Nov. 2023 The problem is that the start of a new bull market takes time. John S. Tobey, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2023 On average, bull markets last 2.7 years, compared to just 10 months for bear markets. Steve Gallucci, Fortune, 30 Oct. 2023 If a bull market truly is starting, there were be a crooked path ahead. John S. Tobey, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2023 His wife, Caroline (Shailene Woodley), is one of several stand-ins for the audience, specifically viewers who couldn’t tell a bear market from a bull market. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 9 Sep. 2023 Given Meta's status as one of the world's most valuable companies, and one of a handful propelling the S&P 500's latest bull market, Threads would be the day's big financial story on most days. WSJ, 6 July 2023 During bull markets, bonds, or Treasuries, often go ignored, but provide a steady stream of income during more volatile times. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 20 Oct. 2023 To my amazement, that exercise unearthed a heretofore unnoticed achievement: Countrywide had notched the highest shareholder returns of any financial services enterprise since the start of the great bull market in 1983. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 18 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bull market was in 1858

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“Bull market.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20market. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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