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U.S. Investors Just Gave Up on the Bull Market

  • More respondents see stocks lower in 12 months than higher
  • S&P 500 stuck in range since February rout on host of concerns
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Is the Bull Market About to End?

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Call it the running of the bears.

With equities almost three months removed from the last record, Americans have grown less optimistic that the market will bounce back. For the first time since Donald Trump’s shock election in November 2016, a majority of consumers expect stocks to be lower 12 months from now, according to the latest sentiment reading from the Conference Board.