How to Identify the Beginning of a Bull Market
Part of the Trading For Dummies Cheat Sheet
If you’re into trading stocks, bonds, and other funds, being able to identify the signs of a bull market can help you plan your trading strategy for maximum benefit. Signs that the market is entering a phase of investor confidence are in the following list:
Bull markets begin before the economy starts to recover.
Interest rates are low.
Industrial production statistics are inching higher.
Technology and cyclical stocks are starting to rise.
Weekly chart of S&P 500 shows higher highs and higher lows; the MACD (Moving Average Convergence / Divergence) line is above the trigger line and rising.
Bullish percent index indicator shows bull alert or bull confirmation pattern.