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Wall Street Week Ahead: S&P to fly after wild ride to Wyoming
The streak is over, but is the trend intact?
A six-week string of gains in the S&P 500 (^GSPC) ended on Friday amid shifting expectations for central bank stimulus. This week could bring clarity on that issue, and that could determine whether the recent rally that took the index to four-year highs will persist.
A Bear market is a term given to describe a downward market trend. This is a condition where securities are declining and there is a widespread of pessimism. Investors have a negative view of the markets and continue to sell, making the market go down further. This leads to more pessimism and fear of loss, causing more investors to sell, thus creating a vicious cycle.
Stock Market Trends - Spotting Trends and Patterns
Many new investors are easily overwhelmed by the sheer volume of stocks that are traded on the market each day. It can seem impossible to be able to keep track of what’s going on with the whole market, especially when you realize that there are major markets in just about every developed country in the world.