(shares) and derivative
s at an agreed price; these are securities
listed on a stock exchange
as well as those only traded privately.
The size of the world stock market was estimated at about $36.6 trillion at the start of October 2008.
Trends are highways to develop further ideas on them, whereas hypes are dead-end roads. Only the first player will profit.
The trend is your friend!
In a bull market|bull market the trend of prices, of course, is decidedly and definitely upward. Therefore whenever a stock goes against the general trend you are justified in assuming that there is something wrong with that particular stock.
The trend has been established before the news is published, and in bull markets bear items are ignored and bull news exaggerated, and vice versa.