Yes, ten years have passed since March 12 2009 when stocks started to rise after the worst stock market collapse since the Great Depression. Since then, the S&P 500 Index has risen 273%. A decade seems a long time for a bull market without a ‘proper’ correction. The length and extent of the rise in stocks in the USA has led some to call this The Great Bull Market while others have been calling an end to the rise virtually since it started. This has truly been one of the most unloved bull markets on record.
In this article we try to add a perspective, looking back on the factors supporting the seeming inexorable rise and we look forward to how some of these factors may evolve. Read More