"Gold stocks, on average, have historically outperformed gold during gold bull market
cycles in the past--including through both cyclical and secular periods," according to VanEck.
Will the Fed save this aging bull market
and longest US economic expansion?
But compared to previous bull markets
, this is fairly modest in terms of the total return.
No one can credibly predict the precise end of a bull market
A bull market
is widely understood to refer to period when stocks climb without a 20 percent or worse decline.
Perhaps a better inquiry would look something like this: "Why does it matter how long a bull market
In a report, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has said that the rich are growing richer because of the bull market
are born in despair and die in greed - and all the ingredients of a bull market
in Saudi equities seemed in place to me.
Every bear market is preceded by a bull market
. And even in bull markets
, volatility can hurt short-term returns: volatility spiked in 2005 and 2007 even as indices moved higher.
The current bull market
is poised to become the longest in history if it continues into August and the second largest if the S&P 500 tops 2,863, says Doll.
However, it warns of signs that the long bull market
run is nearing the end of its leash, triggering a mid-year pullback alongside the potential for some of the best returns in the last gasps of the cycle.
But Royal London Asset Management's Multi-Asset team see few signs of the imbalances that usually signal a bull market