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When Investing, Sometimes Boring Is Beautiful

The past nine years have truly been incredible for long-term investors. Sure, we endured the steepest bear market decline we’d seen since the early 1930s, but we also subsequently witnessed an approximate quadrupling in the iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average and broad-based S&P 500 over this nine-year stretch.

Yet as investors, we also know that nothing goes up forever. Both the....More>>>

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Mostly Lower; Philip Morris Shares Fall Following Q1 Results

Following the market opening Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.04 percent to 24,758.25 while the NASDAQ declined 0.33 percent to 7,271.07. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.23 percent to 2,702.53.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Thursday morning, the financial shares climbed 0.81 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), up 6 percent, and....More>>>