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Opinion: Why index funds are nuts

How much of my retirement portfolio do I really want to gamble on a high-risk, low-profit company that is already valued at over 1,000 times its most recent earnings, plus seven times the peak earnings of its entire industry, and which is controlled and run by a volatile eccentric? Probably not much, to be honest. […]

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European stocks struggle after mixed earnings, while U.S. equity futures rise

European stocks struggled for gains on Wednesday as investors absorbed a mixed bag of earnings from Société Générale, A.P. Moeller-Maersk and other corporates, while U.S. equity futures rose. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, +0.19% rose 0.3% to 411 after a modest decline on Tuesday. But the German DAX DAX, -0.02% slipped 0.1% and the […]

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