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Stocks to Buy for Bear Markets

When stocks are bullish, or when prices of the stock market are at a steady NORTHERN movement – it is easy for anyone to make money in the market. Stock Market studies have shown that in certain kinds of markets, beginner traders did just as well as veterans when it came to picking hot stocks and reaping fast profits. But the veterans of the stock trading game say that the real test comes when there is a bear market and the stocks shoot SOUTH. Traders who can make money under these conditions gain the respect of even the most seasoned investors. To be able to do this takes patience, no emotions, research, and discipline.

Picking the perfect hot stock for the economic climate is not impossible, however. One way to get a handle on which stocks will perform best during a bear market is to look at the overall picture of how the stock market behaves. Usually bull markets are periods that also see a strong manufacturing sector. Houses are built, cars are manufactured, and goods like appliances and clothes fly off the shelves. The companies that make and sell those consumer products do well, and those who buy their stock to share in that success drive stock prices higher. But when the party is over and inflation kicks in, we begin to budget our money. Sales volume declines, and many factory workers find themselves out of work as consumer demand slackens. As wages stagnate, so do purchases of high-priced items like cars and homes, and this helps to accelerate the decline of the stock market.

But those who buy stocks that perform well even in this kind of economic recession – the stocks known as “recession-proof” stocks – can usually do relatively well, even during sluggish bear markets. Which stocks continue to reward shareholders in a recession? Those that are tied to fundamental necessities of life. We may not buy designer jeans and sports cars during a bear market, but we still buy heating oil and we still use electricity to light our offices and homes. So, utility company stocks generally fare well during bear markets, as do companies that sell other basic commodities like gasoline. Gold and silver and other precious metals are also a good choice for a difficult stock market season, because when people are nervous about the future of the economy, they tend to invest in things of universal value, like gold. It provides a sense of security, because if all else fails to attract consumers, gold will still glitter and be considered an item of special value and significance. And if you buy gold before the bear market sets in, you can probably sell it for a profit once the demand for it increases.

In summary, stocks that provide a sense of stability and security through ownership of those necessities of life are usually a good place to invest during a bear market. And buying stocks whose prices have fallen to bargain basement prices is also a smart strategy. Many perfectly good stocks with underlying value and strong earnings get dumped when people pull their investments away from the stock market in the masses. Those who are patient can buy these at wholesale or below wholesale prices, and then watch their purchases rise in value once others realize that these stocks are good buys. When the stock market begins to climb again, those stocks that are undervalued will rise quickly and you will be left holding winners that you bought at deeply discounted prices.

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  2. Exactly, there is no perfect investment, just a better change of perform.
    High valuable information in this article, mostly about those stocks that continue to reward shareholders in a recession, learning something new every day, thank you!

  3. Great information, wise words. Those fundamental necessities of life will depend from the country? Not only for the exactly area the run, but also the competence with other companies ? Thank you!

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  6. Couldn't have said it better!! The real test is when things are not so easy! Research is our biggest tool! There are so many good thoughts put in this article! Indeed there is no perfect investment, would be great to also do an anti myth post right? So many people have to me and said silly stuff! haha

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