Stocks are falling slightly this morning after another strong performance yesterday.
S&P 500 futures are down by about 0.1 percent, while European indexes are posting slightly larger declines. Most Asian markets advanced in the overnight session, led by a 1.45 percent gain in Tokyo.
The S&P 500 is already up almost 10 percent so far this year, propelled by strong economic data and benign political climates in the United States and Europe. It’s also being aided by a major rally in Japan, which is showing signs of emerging from a bear market that’s lasted for more than two decades.
— Option Monster