2017 Has Been Historic for Its Lack of Concern

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2017 Has Been Historic for Its Lack of Concern


Published December 22, 2017

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2017 feels like an extraordinarily good year for the stock market. While it is above average, the market had a substantially better year only four years ago, and another 20%+ gain four years prior to that. What differentiates this year is the extreme calm that investors felt all year long. For only the second time in the past 35+ years, the WORST decline the stock market encountered was a measly -3%. Many stocks move that much in a day. (more…)