Bear markets happen sometimes. Shares and other assets sometimes begin to move down hard. Half of all the years since 1950 was accompanied by double-digit correction in the stock market, according to statistics Businessinsider - Materials AMarkets.
1. Almost no one believes in the correction until it really starts.
2. Correction - natural and healthy market conditions, designed to bring order to the market and bring the emotions of players in the adequate path.
3. The idea about what a bear market - a decline in the index only up to 20% or less - is false. 10% decline can also be a bear market - despite how much last fall.
4. The strategy of "buy and hold" - a very difficult thing during the bear market. Earn a bear market, in principle, much more difficult. It needs a real experience, knowledge and a quality analyst.
5. Almost all of the panic in a bear market - as well as almost all rejoice together in a bull trend.