8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

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Surviving Bear Country

A bear market refers to a market-wide decline in stock prices of at least 15-20% coupled with a pessimistic sentiment about the market. Clearly, these times are nothing to look forward to, and fighting back can be dangerous. But don't despair - there is hope! Here we will walk you through eight important investment strategies and mindsets to help you stay calm and play dead when the stock market taking a swipe at your returns.
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