The new bull market of Wall Street that started after exit from the coronavirus-led shortest bear market in April 2020 is showing no signs of decline. The U.S. stock market ended the first quarter of 2021 on a high note.
The three major stock indexes — the Dow, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — rallied 7.8%, 5.8% and 2.8%, respectively. Moreover, the small-cap specific Russell 2000 jumped 12.4% and the mid-cap centric S&P 400 climbed 13.1%. All these reflect a broad-based rally in first-quarter 2021.
Meanwhile, three important developments took place in the last quarter. These developments may determine the course of stock investing in the rest of this year. Let’s discuss them briefly. Read more…..
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