Opinion: 5 rock-solid dividend stocks to protect you from a stock-market retreat

The Dow Jones Industrial Average recently marked its longest losing streak since 2011. Recall that for all of 2011, the stock market finished basically flat with low single-digit returns for

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These stocks have soared over 1,000% in the bull market

From the depths of despair in March 2009 when stocks were plumbing multiyear lows, the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.33%  has risen like a phoenix to rally roughly 250% in

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FTSE 100 closes lower as investors assess Trump’s immigration ban

U.K. stocks finished with losses after a broad-based decline Monday, as investors assessed what U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration ban means for the recent so-called “Trump trade” and for businesses

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Dow, S&P 500 aim for worst day in 3 ½ months as Trump orders weigh

The Dow and the S&P 500 index on Monday were on track to register their worst daily loss since mid-October as investors grappled with the latest policy decisions by President

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Impressed by the Dow? This stock market has performed just as well in 2016

The Dow Jones Industrial Average staged a surprise rally in the final months of the year, but the U.S. blue-chip benchmark isn’t alone in cheering investors in 2016. The U.K.’s

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Opinion: New Year’s Resolutions: What money pros vow to do better in 2017

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, the money pros are a lot like everyone else. They resolve to spend less. To save more, especially for retirement. To help family

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Schwab sees stock market following a winding road higher in 2017

Next year, should investors expect more of the same? Brokerage firm Charles Schwab on Tuesday forecast “a nonlinear trajectory to record highs” in 2017, indicating that 2016’s equity rally would

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Rising Euro-Zone, US Political Risks Driving EUR/USD in Short-term

Fundamental Forecast for Euro: Neutral l – Rising US yields helping US Dollar as inflation expectations rise on President-elect Trump stimulus hopes; rising European yields due to unease over political

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WTI/USD – US Crude Unchanged as US Posts Mixed Numbers

US crude prices are showing little movement on Thursday. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $45.75. Brent crude futures are trading at $46.82, as the Brent premium

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S&P 500’s ‘bull trend’ strengthens amid election-fueled sector rotation

Technically speaking, the U.S. stock markets’ backdrop continues to strengthen amid the election-fueled cross currents. Consider that Dow Jones Industrial Average has notched three straight all-time closing highs — punctuating

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