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August 28, 2015

Correctly Defining “Bear Market”

I am starting a personal crusade to expunge the notion of “10% is a correction and 20% is a bear market” from our collective lexicon.  It is among the most meaningless, useless, and untrue statements out there. The reason I dislike it so much is that it offers no insights about what a trader or investor should do.  If you find the market down some percentage, and conclude that, okay, it is a “correction”, then so what?  What does one do next? Every 20% decline goes first through 10%.  So if one says, “Oh well, it’s 10%, so it is just… more

 

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Jul 17, 2015

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Jul 06, 2015

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Jul 02, 2015

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Jun 18, 2015

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Jun 04, 2015

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May 28, 2015

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May 21, 2015

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May 14, 2015

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Apr 23, 2015

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Apr 09, 2015

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Mar 26, 2015

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Mar 19, 2015

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Mar 10, 2015

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Feb 26, 2015

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Feb 19, 2015

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Feb 12, 2015

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Feb 05, 2015

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Jan 29, 2015

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Jan 22, 2015

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Jan 17, 2015

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Dec 19, 2014

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Nov 27, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 14, 2014

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Nov 06, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 03, 2014

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Sep 25, 2014

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