S&P 500 Run is Third Strongest Ever

The elevation in U.S. stocks this week added a new credential to the ongoing bull market: third strongest ever.While the S&P 500 Index’s rally has stalled just shy of 2,500, it’s sitting a hefty 269 percent higher than its March 2009 nadir, surpassing the 266 percent advance notched during the 1949 to 1956 bull market, data compiled by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Bloomberg show.

Source: S&P 500’s Bull Market Gets a New Title: Third Strongest Ever – Bloomberg

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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