Term:BULL TREND

A long period of consistently rising share prices, or index levels. Usually such trends last from 2 to 4 years. During a bull trend you should be 100% invested in the share market, because about 80% of shares will be going up. The best way to determine whether the stock markets of the world are in a bull trend is to look at a long-dated (like 250 days) moving average of the S&P500 index from Wall Street. If that moving average is rising, then the high probability is that you are in a bull trend. The following chart of the S&P500 hows a number of bull and bear trends:

 

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