Why Does The S&P 500 Keep Breaking Records?

Published Friday, October 20, 2017 at: 7:00 AM EDT

The International Monetary Fund, in its latest World Economic Outlook, revised its July estimate for world growth higher, to 3.7%. That's way up from 2016, when the world economy grew by 3.2%.In July, the IMF estimated global GDP for 2017 would jump to 3.5%, and 3.6% in 2018. The latest revision bumped up the expected growth of the world economy to 3.6% in 2017 and 3.7% in 2018. The latest consensus GDP forecast of 59 economists surveyed in early October by The Wall Street Journal projects an economic growth of 2.5% over the five quarters through September...

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