Opinion: Stocks are rallying now, but the 9 painful stages of this bear market aren't even halfway there

Opinion: Stocks are rallying now, but the 9 painful stages of this bear market aren’t even halfway there

The official definition of a bear market is a decline of 20% or more from an index’s previous peak. Thus, the three main American stock market indices — the Nasdaq COMP, +1.29%, the S&P 500 SPX, +1.45% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.41% – are currently all in a bear market. According to …

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