investing

How To Remember What ‘Bear’ And ‘Bull’ Market Mean

How To Remember What ‘Bear’ And ‘Bull’ Market Mean

I like to think that I know a fair bit about investing, but every time I hear someone say “bear market” or “bull market,” I have to double-check what they actually mean. (Is the bear the one where stocks are dropping, or is that the bull?)

Stock Losses Don’t Count Until You Sell

Stock Losses Don’t Count Until You Sell

My investments have been bouncing all over the place recently, though they’re trending downwards; the overall rate of return on my portfolio has gone from 10.3% to 9.3% in the past week.