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S&P historical returns for 5 best periods

Graph source: Robert Shiller

Year: 1998

Increase over previous 5 years: 155.4 percent

The rise of the Internet pushed tech stocks higher and higher throughout the late 1990s. Stock markets soared as investors pumped money into a brand new industry. The bubble eventually burst, but not before some staggering gains on Wall Street.

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Can heirs cash an old trust?

Dear Dr. Don, The youngest of 6 children, I am 48 years old. My father joined the Navy at 22. In Italy, he met his bride and my mother, and returned to the U.S. to raise our family. In 1959, he bought a trust certificate... Read more

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Brexit may hurt US exports, help interest rates

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