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International stocks also roar; bonds struggle.
Year-end surge pushes equities firmly into positive territory.
Plus, chronic outflows at Fidelity, Perritt Micro Cap closing, and more.
Equities weather hurricanes, surging commodity costs, and bankruptcy filings.
Equity funds hold up well despite hurricanes, surging commodity costs.
Stocks advance, but caution still lingers.