|Charts, data and articles
about the bear markets of the past plus words of wisdom for the
The Bad News Bears
A two part series on bear markets. First part is on historical
bear markets. Second part is on safeguarding your portfolio.
September! 'Tis the season to be pessimistic! Or is it? 09/10/99
An interesting hedge promoted by Canaccord Capital involving
convertible debentures and short selling. 06/29/98
Bear or Bear
Despite bearish rumblings, some analysts caution that what looks
like a bear could be a bear market trap! 04/03/00
Grin and Bear It
In the wake of a market downturn, your Guide takes another look
at bear markets, examining the Q Ratio among other things.
Chart of 1929 stock market crash from Lowrisk.com
1973-'74 Bear Market
Chart of the 1973-'74 bear market from Lowrisk.com
1999 Bear Market?
Charts show what an equivalent to 1987 drop would do to today's
market - from Lowrisk.com
A Bear Market: Now What?
About Stocks Guide Mike Griffis asks "Is a bear market a buying
This page at the Prudent Bear Fund has dozens of links to
articles articulating a bearish view.
An interesting collection of headlines from the New York Times
for the period leading up to the 1929 crash, during the crash
World Wide Financial Network has an index updated daily
measuring the likelihood of a market crash.
How to Invest During a Bear
Stocks Guide Mike Griffis tells us what should you do if we
enter a bear market.
NASDAQ Bear Market Vs. the
Another fascinating page from Lowrisk.com compares the NASDAQ
Crash of 2000-2001 to the Dow Crash of 1929. How much lower can
it go? Take a look!
Nikkei Bear Market
Chart of the Nikkei bear market from Lowrisk.com
Prudent Bear Fund
This American fund site argues strongly that a bear market is
imminent. Managed by David W. Tice & Associates.
Tip of the Iceberg
Article in the Sept. 11, 1998 issue of Canadian Business
argues strongly that we are in for a ten year bear market.
Tulips & Bears
This is a fascinating site that lists its specific long and
short picks and why. Takes its name from the Dutch tulipmania
and has a decidedly bearish outlook. Analyses Canadian as well
as American and foreign stocks.