5 Critical Facts You Need to Know About Bear Markets
The post-2009 bull market marks the longest one in U.S. history (by one definition). This amazing run started in March 2009 and lasted well over 3,600 days.1
Of course, it's impossible to predict exactly when a bear market will happen or what will cause it. We do know that they are inevitable, and that they're a natural part of the market cycle.
Whether or not you've been an investor during a bear market in the past, the more you know about them and how people behave during them, the better prepared you'll be to successfully endure them.