Investing 101

What is Stock Market Index?

Stock Market Index or Stock Index is defined as the computed numerical value for the stock market for a particular section or segment of the market. Stock Index is a representation of the stock market for the set of securities from a particular market only. Various stock market indices have their own different computational methodology and are defined for a specific market segment. Hence, the relative percentage change is always
Investing 101

What is A Bull Market?

“It is a classic indicator of a bull market when stocks don’t go down even on bad news.” – Elvis Picardo During this period, market is rising, NASDAQ goes up, investors are positive, economy is strong, inflation is under control, unemployment is low and the market is strongly on the buy side. These trends drive optimism and hopes of making some quick money for the investors. Most of the investors