Here's an update on funds our stock analysts would and wouldn't buy now.
Martin Marietta continues to raise prices despite the weak residential construction market.
Bank of America Corp. led decliners in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after reporting profit dropped 63 percent, hurt by shrinking revenue and more costs from cleaning up bad mortgages.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 indexes rose roughly 12%, excluding reinvested dividends, in the first half of 2013. Many broker-dealers fared even better.
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