What Is a Bull Market? Definition, Characteristics & Examples

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By TheStreet Staff In the stock market, bulls are speculators who believe that their investments are growing. Optimistic in nature, their can-do attitude can drive market prices higher, while their fierce determination allows them to face any short-term challenge head-on—just like their namesake. In 1989, sculptor Arturo di Modica installed a bronze bull on Broadway at Bowling Green Park in Manhattan’s financial district. He created it as a symbol of defiance after the turbulent Stock Market Crash of 1987. The massive statue stands poised to charge, its horns thrust skyward, its stance widenin…

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