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1954: Bull Market

1954: Bull Market
"In the economic year of 1954 the world had a clear and easily understandable measure of the soaring strength of the U.S. That measure was the great bull market in stocks. The fact was that the 1954 bull was a different breed from any other that had gone before. From almost every angle he seemed made of muscle. He stood against the background of an entirely new economy made up of many industries that did not even exist in 1929, and with a gross national product more than three times as big."
From: Business in 1954, Jan. 10, 1955

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