The Longest Post War Bull Market by Christopher Pavese, The View from the Blue Ridge.
A few more thoughts on recognizing where we are in the cycle, illustrated by SG:
The US has now “enjoyed” its longest bull market since WWII. Over this period, the S&P gained over 200%, making it the third-strongest six-year run since 1900. The two others, 1929 and 1999, did not end well.
The DG Value Funds were up 2.7% for the third quarter, with individual fund classes ranging from 2.54% to 2.84%. The HFRI Distressed/ Restructuring Index was up 0.21%, while the HFRI Event-Driven Index declined 0.21%. The Credit Suisse High-Yield Index returned 0.91%, and the Russell 2000 fell 4.36%, while the S&P 500 returned 0.58% for Read More
This has also been one of the longest periods not to have seen a 10% correction, according to SG. The current 800 trading days was only exceeded in 1999 and 2007 ?. Those periods did not end well either.