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The S&P 500 is on its best bull run in 87 years. Here's why

2 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Happy Friday, Bull Sheeters. Solid U.S. labor data couldn't save the Dow and S&P 500 from finishing in the red yesterday. But the benchmark S&P 500 is still up more than 50% since its March lows as it nears a new all-time high. Alas, U.S. futures point to a flat open today.
Let's check in on the action.
Markets update
Asia
The major indexes are mostly higher, with the Shanghai Composite leading the way, up 1.2% in afternoon trade. China's industrial output continues to crank into high gear , rising 4.8% YOY in July. Elsewhere, China's retail sales were flat. There are just 48 total active...
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