Stock Market Bull Run Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

94% gain. Emerging markets outperformed all global markets early on as the Federal Reserve's easy-money program prompted investors to pursue more risk in higher-growth markets and higher-yielding currencies. But the party ended last year due to a perfect storm of events that included falling commodity prices, currency devaluations, rising trade deficits and worries over the Fed scaling back stimulus. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://news.investors.com/investing-etfs/031014-692721-stock-market-celebrates-five-year-birthday.htm