The stock market’s rise is about to get a lot easier.
The U.S. stock market is already up more than 20 percent this year compared to a year ago, and investors are betting that it will go even higher.
The S&P 500 is up more or less every day this week, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen by more than 400 points in the past week.
Investors have also seen a big boost in corporate profits, and they’re buying more of their own stock.
This year’s spike in the stock market was fueled in part by the government shutdown, when companies got $2.3 trillion in tax relief, according to a Reuters analysis of government data.
But for investors who buy stocks and other financial assets in the U.K. and the U: the stock markets have gotten much bigger than they used to.In the U