Will stocks keep climbing?

An improving economy and strong profits could keep stocks rising.October 2014By FIDELITY VIEWPOINTS

In 2014, stock markets have continued the run that started in 2009. The S&P 500 Index® has notched dozensof all-time highs and broken through the 2,000 level for the first time, as the economy has shown signs ofstrength and corporate profits have continued to creep higher. Still, some investors have grown nervous thatthe markets are due for a correction or that stocks have reached the kind of heights that preceded the majorbear markets of 2001 and 2008.

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