Can the stock market bull keep raging in 2018?


WPLG—Stocks had a phenomenal year in 2017. 2017 is now over. So what comes next for the market? Well, if the first trading day of 2018 is any indication, things look promising. The Dow quickly leaped to a triple-digit point gain Tuesday morning. And many experts are predicting another solid year for U.S. stocks in 2018, albeit not as strong as last year. The S&P 500 rose about 20% in 2017. The Dow surged 25% while the Nasdaq soared nearly 30%. It will be hard to repeat that. Bill Stone, chief...

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