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Runaway bulls

RUNAWAY BULLS: In the last five decades there have been seven bull markets, with several lasting longer than five years. A bull market is a 20 percent rise in stock prices from previous lows, including these in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. *Current bull market is ongoing; numbers through March.

SOURCE: S&P Dow Jones Indices; Graphic: Patrick Garvin/Globe Staff

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