Investing in bear markets
There are many ways to make money in the stock market. Many of us are familiar with the idea of buy and hold, and wait to sell our stock at a higher price. However, it is ideal to make money in different market conditions. There are ways to invest when the market is going down. You can either short a stock or you purchase a put option. As a side note, is called a bear market when the stock market is going down because when a bear attacks its prey it swipes down. It is called a bull market when the stock market is going up because a bull attacks with its horns going upwards!