More to read her: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sp-500-is-poised-to-make-uncanny-stock-market-historyfor-doing-almost-nothing-2017-10-12
Quote: "How quiet is this record-setting stock market? By at least one measure, the S&P 500 index 0.51% 0.51% registered its lengthiest period of quiescence in more than two decades—and perhaps ever.
The broad-market benchmark hasn’t experienced a decline of at least 3% since Nov. 7, 2016. That 241-day period without a single-session drop of that magnitude ties the same stretch from Jan. 26, 1995 to Jan. 9, 1996, according to Pension Partners’ Charles Bilello (see table below)"
Direct link to the table or use the link above to get more facts and figures: https://Multimedia/2017/10/12/Photos/NS/MW-FW161_3_1011_20171012125901_NS.png?uuid=a5b7aa0a-af6e-11e7-ba06-9c8e992d421e