Market Insider

Bull market still has some sizzle

Odds are against the stock market's aging bull making it through a sixth year, but this is no ordinary bull market.

Analysts expect stocks to continue running higher but at a slower pace than the 30 percent gain of last year.

It was five years ago this week that the S&P 500 plunged to an intraday low of 666, forcing capitulation of even the steadiest hands in a market panicking on fears that the financial sector was so ill it couldn't be cured.