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Nasdaq Hits Record High on French Election Results

U.S. equities bounded higher on Monday in response to the “as expected” French election result on Sunday night. The result was the largest one-day gain since March 1 — breaking stocks out of their recent funk.

In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.1%, the S&P 500 gained 1.1%, the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.2% and the Russell 2000 gained 1.3%.....More>>>

7 High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Are Actually Safe

It’s still a difficult time for income investors. Interest rates are predicted to rise in 2017, and Treasury yields are creeping up. But a 10-year Treasury bond pays less than 2.6% interest annually; guaranteed investments such as CDs and checking accounts offer returns of barely 1% a year. In that environment, high-yield dividend stocks look attractive … and that’s where....More>>>