By Greggory Warren, CFA | Senior Stock Analyst
After turning in a blockbuster 2013, market growth slowed during the first quarter of 2014, with the S&P 500 posting a less than 2% return for the period. The market was down more than 3% in January on concerns about growth and currency stability in emerging and developing markets, so it was a big positive for most investors to see the S&P 500 close out the quarter in positive territory.
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