bull market

bull market
A period of rising market prices. Chicago Board of Trade glossary
When prices are rising, the market is said to be a "bull market"; individuals who anticipate higher prices are considered "bulls." Situations arising which are expected to bring higher prices are called "bullish." The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary
Any market in which prices are in an upward trend. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
A market in which prices are rising. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
A prolonged period of generally rising prices. Exchange Handbook Glossary
Widespread rise in security prices. A 'bull' investor believes that share prices will rise. They buy securities in the hope that they will be able to sell them at a profit later once the price has risen

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   A market in which prices have been rising for a prolonged period, fuelled by the prevalent view that share prices will continue to rise and that higher prices are justified. The opposite of bear market.
   ► See also Bear Market.

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bull market UK US noun [C] (also bull, also bull run) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a period when the price of shares and other investments are higher than usual, and many people invest because they expect to earn large profits: »

When the market is down, you lay off the traders hired during the bull market.

bull market in sth »

A long bull market in stocks was coming to an end.

Compare BEAR MARKET(Cf. ↑bear market)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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