Capital Magazine Q3 2018 - For the third quarter of 2018, the bull market seemed unstoppable. This quarter was strong and many major equity indexes moved to all-time highs.
Regardless of the quarter’s concerning short-term events, investors quickly looked beyond those risks and pushed stock prices higher. In February of this year, the markets dipped roughly 10% because of concerns, but this quarter was strong and many major equity indexes moved to all-time highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average set an all-time in September and ended the quarter with an over 9% advance. The S&P 500 index also reached an all-time high in September and finished the quarter with a gain of over 7%.