Trading Up-Close: Bear Markets & Bull Traps

June 12, 2020
Learn about what a bull trap is and why they show up during bear markets.

Why do short-term rallies often occur during bear market cycles and what do they look like? We explain the mechanics behind bull traps and give an example from 2008.

Trading Up-Close: Bear Markets & Bull Traps

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