The 3 major stock market indexes – the Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all zoomed to record highs for Thursday’s closing bell. The last time the 3 indexes hit highs in concert was in 1999, also the last time the 17-year cicadas emerged in the Northeast. The Dow
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When investors own a dividend-paying stock, they receive the dividend payments over time but don’t realize any capital gain yield on the stock until the position is sold.
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To the average investor, new highs posted last week by the Dow Jones industrial average were an impossible feat.
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