Longest Bull Market EverSubmitted by Saratoga Financial Services on August 31st, 2018
Last Wednesday, August 22nd marked a major milestone - the bull market (born on March 9th, 2009) became the longest in history, overtaking the record run from the 1990's.
What does this mean for investors? According to the Research Team at LPL Financial, we expect more ups and downs over the remainder of 2018, as volatility is normal late in economic and market cycles, but that doesn't mean the bull market is nearly over. In fact, when we look at the combination of stimulative fiscal policy, increasing government spending, robust corporate profits, strong consumer and business confidence, and low inflation, we think this economic expansion and bull market could potentially have years left to go.
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