S&P 500 Bull Market

S&P 500 Bull Market This is the longest equities bull market without a 20% drawdown. Picture source: Goldman Sachs

First, Middle, Final Years of S&P 500 Bull Markets since 1975

First, Middle, Final Years of S&P 500 Bull Markets since 1975 The chart shows that the S&P 500 has generated a 26.9% return on average, in the final years of bull markets since 1975, excluding the current bull market. You may also like “Equity Market Performance Around Bear Markets.” Picture source: Legg Mason

S&P 500 – Secular Bull Market Analogs

S&P 500 – Secular Bull Market Analogs The bull market that began in 2009 could have similarities with the secular bull markets of 1982-2000 and 1949-1968. Keep in mind that since the Great Recession, US stocks have behaved like a secular bull market. Picture source: Fidelity Investments

Bull Markets (Total Return)

Bull Markets (Total Return) Since the March 2009 low, the S&P 500 is up 397% and remains in a long-term bull market. Picture source: Fidelity Investments

The Bull Market Has More to Run

The Bull Market Has More to Run Sectors that typically perform the worst prior to market tops are holding up well. Picture source: MarketWatch

New Secular Bull Market?

New Secular Bull Market? This chart shows a perspective on secular bull and bear markets since 1930. Picture Source: ClearBridge Investments

Percentage Change in S&P 500 in Previous Bull Markets

Percentage Change in S&P 500 in Previous Bull Markets The current bull market is nearly 3,750 days old, twice as long as the average bull market. This is also the longest bull market in the last 90 years. Picture source: The Wall Street Journal