How do you tell when you are in a bear market? Well, every day my son asks me how the markets did. When I find myself saying, “They only fell two per cent,” then I know we are in a bear market. And so it goes.
But this bear is different, because the whole world is stuck at home, and investors, like me, are likely going crazy with market volatility (nothing new in a bear market) but this time investors are also trapped with stuck-at-home boredom. So, to help you pass the time, here are five things you can watch for in today’s unusual investment world. Think of it as “bear market bingo.”
Track the coronavirus stock plays
This is perhaps the most exciting game for the viewers stuck at home. That’s because — guess what — some stocks can still actually go up, if they are in the corona-virus-treatment-or-vaccine