The Secret Behind the Stock Market's Record Highs

Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool
·3-min read
The Secret Behind the Stock Market's Record Highs

Wall Street got the new month started on the right foot on Tuesday, as major market benchmarks continued their upward surge and retained much of their momentum from November. Throughout July, August, and September, far more individual investors were bearish on the market than bullish -- even as stocks generally continued their long advance.