bull market


Definition of 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 Writ large, part of the froth is because South Florida in general has been on a bull market run since even before the pandemic. Peter Lane Taylor, Forbes, 22 Apr. 2022 Similarly, trading fees pad the bottom line of big banks during a bull market. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 18 Apr. 2022 Trenchev's warning echos other crypto market watchers who fear the latest cryptocurrency bull market could be over. Billy Bambrough, Forbes, 16 Apr. 2022 From a longer vantage, the August 2020 trough may just possibly have marked the end of a 40-year bull market in bonds. New York Times, 25 Mar. 2022 In the pandemic bull market in which almost every stock rose, particularly those shunned by investing experts, newbies were more likely to attribute their good fortune to skill rather than luck. Spencer Jakab, Wired, 11 Feb. 2022 And market corrections, defined as a 10% pullback from a recent high, are healthy and common occurrences during any bull market. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 6 Feb. 2022 Thanks to a long bull market that surprisingly rose and rose through the pandemic, plus more than a decade of low yields for bonds, older Americans have a lot of money in the stock market. Anne Tergesen, WSJ, 26 Jan. 2022 During the 11-year bull market, there were 15 corrections. Nigel Chiwaya, NBC News, 25 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bull market

1858, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bull market was in 1858

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18 May 2022

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“Bull market.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20market. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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