Is This The Longest Bull Market In History?

How long can bull market last?

On average, bull markets last 4.5 years. In terms of the S&P 500, the current bull market has been going on for almost 11 years.

Will the bull market ever end?

Yes, ever since this bull market began in 2009, someone has been predicting its demise. Starting with the European debt crisis in 2010, through the U.S. debt-ceiling debacle in 2011 and the devaluation of China’s yuan in 2015, and even after the rate-hike-inspired selloff of 2018, bears would say this is the end.

When did the bull market end?

We all knew this day would come, so let’s bow our heads in reverence to what will be remembered as the longest bull-market run in history. Yesterday, on March 11, 2020, the iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) closed down by 1,465 points, or nearly 5.9%.

When did the bull market begin?

The current bull market is certainly aging — at least according to the most commonly used dating method, which marks the beginning of the bull run on March 9, 2009, the closing low for the S&P 500 SPX, +1.44% during the bear market that accompanied the worst global financial catastrophe since the Great Depression.