Where Did the Terms ‘Bull’ and ‘Bear’ Come From?

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As traders, we are all used to hearing and using the words: bull, bear, bullish and bearish when referring to the markets. But have you ever wondered why we use these words and when it first started?

What are Bull and Bear Markets?

Before we get into the history of these types of markets, let’s go through a recap of what they are…

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