Connect with us
The S&P 500 is up 23 percent for the year, which is within one percentage point of a 23.5 percent gain in 2009 and not far off of the high for the decade of 26.4 percent in 2003.

archive

S&P 500 on Course for Biggest Annual Gains in a Decade

The S&P 500 is up 23 percent for the year, which is within one percentage point of a 23.5 percent gain in 2009 and not far off of the high for the decade of 26.4 percent in 2003.

S&P 500 on Course for Biggest Annual Gains in a Decade (Bloomberg)

The S&P 500 is up 23 percent for the year, which is within one percentage point of a 23.5 percent gain in 2009 and not far off of the high for the decade of 26.4 percent in 2003. Investors have added around $4 trillion to U.S. equities this year, based on speculation that the Fed would maintain its stimulus program throughout the year. While the 26.4 percent gain in 2003 came on the heels of the bursting technology bubble, this year really has followed a four-year period where the index doubled. Looking ahead, investors can expect additional gains as the economy is still expanding and past rallies have survived higher interest rates, according to Brian Jacobsen of Wells Fargo Advantage Funds.

Newsletter Signup.

Sign up to the Human Events newsletter

Written By

Advertisement
Advertisement

TRENDING NOW:

Jessica Yaniv, Canada transgender waxing case Jessica Yaniv, Canada transgender waxing case

State-Enforced Sexual Assault.

CULTURE

Fox News to Air Fake Republican Group’s Pro-Mueller Ad.

U.S. POLITICS

The Left’s Weaponization of Journalism. 

U.S. POLITICS

Ayanle Hassan Ali, Canada ISIS Jihadi Ayanle Hassan Ali, Canada ISIS Jihadi

Canada Wants To Send This Jihadi to College.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Connect
Newsletter Signup.

Sign up to the Human Events newsletter