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US bull run charges on despite oil gain and bitcoin pain

It's unclear whether goodies promised by US President Trump will keep stock market momentum going in 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen 25% for the year to date, within a couple of percentage points of the strongest annual return for the current bull market, or, for that matter, in living memory.

US stocks finished near record highs last week and look set to complete one of the strongest years for major indices since the financial crisis as President Donald Trump signed a massive tax cut into law and hinted that there would be more economic goodies to come.

Whether those goodies...