Stocks are higher again today as buyers return to the strongest bull market in a generation.
S&P 500 futures have been climbing in the last hour and are now up almost 0.25 percent. Europe is trading similarly, and Asia was mostly higher in the overnight session. Commodities, currencies, and bonds are also trading benignly.
The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high of 1733 yesterday, slightly above its record from a month earlier, as politicians in Washington ended a government shutdown and reached an agreement to raise the country’s debt ceiling. That let investors return to a market that remains underowned and is hampered by few major obstacles.