Bear Market? I See a Bull Market for the Next 15-20 Years

Here’s what a long view of the direction of markets shows us.

The first week of 2016 started with a big move down in equity prices as a result of geopolitical events in emerging markets and fears of slowing economies worldwide. However, there are larger trends influencing markets today.

Understanding today’s market moves requires the study of market history and secular trends that dominate market direction. Most investors are unaware of secular bull and bear markets that control long-term direction of markets for significant periods of time.

Subscribe to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Be a smarter, better informed investor.

Save up to 74%

Sign up for Kiplinger’s Free E-Newsletters

Profit and prosper with the best of expert advice on investing, taxes, retirement, personal finance and more - straight to your e-mail.

Profit and prosper with the best of expert advice - straight to your e-mail.

Sign up

This article was written by and presents the views of our contributing adviser, not the Kiplinger editorial staff. You can check adviser records with the SEC or with FINRA.

To continue reading this article
please register for free

This is different from signing in to your print subscription

Why am I seeing this? Find out more here

Eduard Hamamjian, AAMS
Managing Director, Investment Advisor, GeaSphere Advisors LLC

As an Accredited Asset Management Specialist, Eduard has developed his investment approach through a unique diversification method, and proprietary stock valuation and various other strategies for research, construction and management of portfolios. Eduard's innovative strategies allow him to provide distinct value for GeaSphere clients looking for growth without excessive risk. He oversees the construction, research and management of client portfolios. In recent years, he has combined his investment approach with practical planning tools and cash flow solutions, so that he can deliver comprehensive services for business owners. He also partners with accounting firms for a simpler, more tax-efficient process for each client.