What Investors Need To Know About Bull Markets And Corrections

What Investors Need To Know About Bull Markets And Corrections

Posted On July 14, 2021 9:29 am

By Ben Carlson 

After sitting through an exceedingly long parade over the Fourth of July weekend I have a new rule proposal:

No parade should ever be longer than 30 minutes in length.

I mean how many sirens can one family be subjected to?

I’m only half kidding here because my kids loved it but it still seems like you could cut 60% from most parades and the kids would still be happy (as long as they get some candy).1

Much like parades, bull markets can last longer than you think as well.

Market research has benefitted greatly from the information age. There are a plethora of free websites, data, opinions, analysis, charts, and news that rival even the most expensive subscription services of the past.

One of the free research sources I use on a regular basis is Yardeni Research (they do have paid research too). And one of my favorite research pieces of theirs I look at regularly is the bull and bear market/correction tables.

Here’s the table of bull markets from 1928:

And here are all of the corrections and bear markets:

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I'm an Army veteran and former energy dividend writer for The Motley Fool. I'm a proud co-founder of Wide Moat Research, Dividend Kings, and the Intelligent Dividend Investor. My work can be found on Seeking Alpha, Dividend Kings, iREIT, and the Intelligent Dividend Investor. My goal is to help all people learn how to harness the awesome power of dividend growth investing to achieve their financial dreams and enrich their lives. With 24 years of investing experience, I've learned what works and more importantly, what doesn't, when it comes to building long-term wealth and income streams and achieving long-term financial goals.

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