Is It Really Safe to Invest in the S&P 500 in a Bear Market?
Stocks have had a miserable run so far in 2022. But on June 10, the S&P 500 index hit a major milestone when it tumbled into bear market territory, defined as a 20% drop from recent highs. The news made big headlines, leaving many investors wondering: Is it safe to invest right now? Here’s what you should know about investing in a bear market.