US stock market isn't the only one racing ahead - Article Photos 1/4

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, photo, a man looks at his watch while walking in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo. U.S. stocks are not alone in racing ahead this year. Many markets in Europe and Asia are trading at multi-year highs, too, in part because of Wall Street’s rally. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)