STOCKS came very close to entering a bear market on Christmas Eve, which was a very bad thing. Just about everybody said so. Yet the bear-market label is based on a dangerously unscientific...

THREE years after it first started raising interest rates in this cycle the Fed has increased rates for the ninth time, raising the Fed funds rate another 0.25 per cent to a target range of 2.25-2...

BILLIONAIRE hedge fund manager Steve Cohen said a bear market is coming within two years, adding to a chorus of voices who say the US economy could falter by 2020.

OCTOBER'S sharp equity selldown has raised fears about whether this marks the beginning of a bear market, as defined by a fall of more than 20 per cent from peak to trough. US and world stock...

THE Federal Reserve may trigger a US equity bear market after two more interest rate increases, according to the brokerage Stifel Nicolaus.