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Bear Trap Definition
A bear trap denotes a decline that induces market participants to open short sales ahead of a reversal that squeezes those positions into losses.
Semiconductor Bear Market Could Trap Complacent Shareholders
Growing signs indicate that the semiconductor sector is headed into a long-term downtrend.
Bull Trap Definition
A bull trap is a temporary reversal in an otherwise bear market that lures in long investors who then experience deeper losses.
Snap Could Rebound 30%: Bear Traps Report
While Snap continues to reach new lows, one analyst says there's an "extremely high probability" of a turnaround
Triple Witching Could Trap Bears in Strong Bounce
We have now entered triple witching expiration week, which has the power to generate a major short squeeze.
Bear Market Rally
A bear market rally is a short-lived upward trend in prices amid a longer-term stock market decline.
Avoid the Social Security Tax Trap
Government benefits can cost you big money, which is why it’s so important to know the income thresholds before you file.
Investors Lean into Volatility to Trap Year-End Gains
Latest Investopedia reader survey shows investors are embracing market volatility and risky assets, despite concerns over bubbles and inflation.
Searching for Signs of a Market Bottom
In episode 88 of the Investopedia Express with Caleb Silver, we talk to Lindsey Bell, the chief markets and money strategist at Ally.
Market peaks and valleys befuddle investors amid the COVID-19 Crisis
Market peaks and valleys befuddle investors amid the COVID-19 Crisis. How to recognize a real bottom for stocks when it actually does happen.