Thursday marked the 100th trading day since the stock market’s pandemic panic low on March 23 — and by one measure the subsequent rebound is the strongest in nearly 90 years.
The S&P 500
ended slightly lower Thursday, leaving it 50.1% above its March 23 close of 2,237.40. That notched the U.S. stock-market benchmark’s biggest 100-trading-day rise since the period ending Aug. 18, 1933, according to Dow Jones Market Data. It’s also not far off revisiting its all-time closing high of 3,386.15 set on Feb. 19 — a…