Friday, October 31, 2014
Dividend Investing
This handful of well-run companies can withstand energy price volatility and continue paying out dividends, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Mark Miller: Remaking Retirement
Special considerations around guaranteed income and health-care planning may be in order for the growing group of retired singles.
Video Report
Large foreign government ownership of U.S. Treasuries has overemphasized U.S. government bonds in the Barclays Aggregate Index, says the Vanguard founder.
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Market Barometer
Lg
Md
Sm
Value—Growth
Day Return
+1.25%
0
-1.25%
1Wk Return
+1.25%
0
-1.25%
1Mo Return
+4%
0
-4%
3Mo Return
+8%
0
-8%
1Yr Return
+20%
0
-20%
3Yr Return
+20%
0
-20%
1Wk1Mo3Mo1Yr3Yr
Market Consensus
0.3%
Actual
0.2%
Market Consensus
0.1%
Actual
-0.2%
Market Consensus
0.1%
Actual
0.1%
Market Consensus
0.5%
Actual
0.7%
Market Consensus
60.0
Actual
Market Consensus
86.4
Actual
Market Indexes
DJIA
17,318
123.0
0.7%
S&P 500
2,010
14.9
0.7%
NASDAQ
4,621
55.2
1.2%
Morningstar U.S. Market
5,056
37.4
0.7%
Morningstar Small Cap
7,572
64.8
0.9%
Commodity Futures
Gold
$1,164.40
-2.81%
Nov 14
Light Crude
$79.73
-1.71%
Dec 14
Natural Gas
$3.89
1.59%
Dec 14
Maturity
%Yield
6 Month
0.06
2 Year
0.48
5 Year
1.58
10 Year
2.32
30 Year
3.04
1 Yr Ago
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