That's how long the benchmark S&P 500 index of major US stocks has gone without a drop of 20 percent or more, the traditional definition of a bear market. They say this bull market would have to run until June 2021 to set the record, claiming the longest bull market ran 4,494 days between December 4, 1987, and March 24, 2000.
Apple is responsible for 4.1 percent of the S&P 500's return since March 9, 2009, more than any other company.
Stocks are broadly higher in midday trading on Wall Street, led by solid gains in technology, materials and energy companies.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 76.62 points (0.30 per cent) to 25,656.98.
ANALYST TAKE: "While the minutes could pass with little impact due to the clear and transparent nature of the Fed interestrate tightening cycle right now, traders will still pour over the release and look for any clues that the pace could pick up further or could be persuaded to slow down", said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA.
And even without a near-20% drop, there have been periods in just the last three years for US stock market investors that were less than exuberant.
Retailers were in focus again and several of them were moving after reporting their latest quarterly results.
The S&P 500 rose as much as 0.6% to a record intraday high of 2,873.23 points, topping its previous record high of 2,872.87 on January 26, though it closed below both those marks.
Helping commodity prices was a drop in the dollar after Trump said on Monday he was "not thrilled" with the Federal Reserve for raising rates and that the central bank should do more to help him boost the economy.
The S&P 500 is up 183.37 points, or 6.9 percent. The Nasdaq composite rose 7 points, or 0.1 percent, to 7,866.
Hormel Foods, which makes Spam and other products, fell 3.1 percent after cutting its outlook, partly because of uncertainty around trade.
The S&P 500 index fell a fraction of a point to 2,861.
An inverted yield curve - in which yields on two-year Treasury bonds surpass yields on 10-year Treasury bonds - has historically been a reliable indicator of a recession, and the yield curve has been relatively flat in recent quarters.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.2 percent to 22,403.90 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.8 percent to 27,704.60.
After more than a month of searching, investigators located her body in a farm field in rural Poweshiek County on August 21. Other prominent Republicans have been citing the Iowa student's death in the policy debate over USA border security.
To show off what you can do with the card, NVIDIA showed off a few games including Battlefield V and Shadow of the Tomb Raider . We know they're going to be based on the same Nvidia Turing architecture the company announced at SIGGRAPH on August 14.
Anyone who thinks Rudy's " Truth isn't truth " is a gaff or misstatement isn't paying attention to the Trump defense strategy. It was Giuliani's practical deployment of the idea that truth is subjective, though, that was probably more meaningful.
Earlier, the Irish prime minister and taoiseach, Leo Varadkar , had boldly asked him to ensure that "from words, flow actions". Francis said he was committed to ridding the church of this "scourge" no matter the moral cost or amount of suffering.
Pre-order for the device, which began on 17August, continues to 6September at all authorized Samsung shops across the country. This is notably part of the company's efforts to bring its diverse products under the Galaxy umbrella.
Moreover, two of the things that Mueller's team apparently focused on in the McGahn's interviews were, essentially, non-actions. Trump has reacted angrily to that assertion. "The White House counsel's office is being very conservative with this stuff", Mr.
Governor David Ige declared a state of emergency Tuesday on Big Island to help provide relief for damage from the hurricane. He said government offices would be closed Thursday and Friday as the storm, packing heavy rains, approaches the state.
The first half at times resembled a contest to determine which side's defence were more inept, with Arsenal edging it. After back-to-back losses against Manchester City and Chelsea , Arsenal were in desperate need of a positive response.
This is what we've been waiting for here - the best fighting the best". "It's no secret that we needed to get in the rounds". But it is very awkward as they do not know where to look. "It is one thing that Tyson Fury has never had", he said.
'Queens' unite as Serena Williams meets Nicki Minaj
As such, Williams, 36, still is on course to face a top-16 seed in the third round in her first Open as a mother. If the sisters do play each other, the victor might face world number one Simona Halep in the fourth round.
Trump says his White House lawyer isn’t a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s
It noted that McGahn played a key role in stopping Trump from firing Mueller , who was made special counsel after Comey's firing. The paper said McGahn was motivated in part by fear that the president might set him up to be held responsible.
CBB confirms Stormy Daniels didn't ask for more money
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