The Broad Market Index was down 0.71% last week and 58% of stocks out-performed the index.(more…)
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If you want some long-time perspective as to how ghastly-high the stock market is, look at this dividend yield chart dating back to 1871. It’s clear that the classic purpose of stock investing – – the dividend yield – – is about as out-of-style as buggy whips and your old grandpappy’s handlebar mustache.