Bull market turning 9 years old this week not near an end yet, despite some recent bumps

March 5, 2018


In the five weeks since stocks broke sharply lower, the market conversation has been dominated by short-term, tactical matters: Will the recent index lows hold? Will they be “re-tested” soon? When might the 10-year Treasury yield hit 3 percent?

Yet shadowing these debates is a broader unknown: Just how late are we in the economic-expansion and bull-market cycle? This week will market nine years since the bear-market nadir of March 2009 and it’s almost as long since the last recession ended.

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