There’s a reason this bull market seems so weird

There’s a reason this bull market seems so weird


Updated October 20, 2023 at 12:37 p.m. ET

We’re now more than a year away from the October 2022 bear market low, and even though the bull market isn’t exactly raging, stocks are still up more than 20%.

Markets, however, do not behave as they usually do at the start of long-running bull markets. In some ways, the past year feels more like the end of a year than the beginning. This makes me worry that this won’t last.

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