What is bear market?

A Bear Market is a phase when prices of the stocks go down for an extended period of time meaning market is in downward trend.

Firstly, let’s see why bear markets occur?

1 Inflation
2 Change in economic condition
3 Investor’s emotions

Bear market is bad for those who are long in the market and good for those investors who are short in the market. As it is not easy to forecast the starting of a bearish market and when it would end, most of the investors get trapped in it before they make a plan for it.