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2014/07/15
U.S. stock index futures edged slightly lower Tuesday ahead of some heavyweight earnings and a batch of economic data.
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2014/07/23
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2014/07/24
U.S. stock index futures were trending higher Thursday with investors focused on earnings due from Ford and Caterpillar, apart from some data reports.
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2014/07/25
U.S. stock index futures were trending lower Friday a day after the S&P 500 inched to a new record.
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2013/09/18
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2012/02/29
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2014/07/23
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2014/07/16
A handful of quality small-cap funds have shone brighter than their peers when the market has tumbled.
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2014/07/15
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2014/07/22
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2014/07/18
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2014/07/23
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2014/07/24
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2014/07/15
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2012/10/15
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2014/02/13
We revisit our original bucket portfolio, check up on performance, and make a few tweaks.
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2013/12/02
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2012/08/30
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2009/07/02
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