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Long-term investors should take heart

A SILVER Lining

This has been a miserable year for investors with global stocks down 17.4% and a broad U.S. bond index falling 10.9%. The pain has been particularly intense for “balanced” portfolios in that the -14.8% year-to-date return on a 60% stock / 40% bond...

Kmart has shrunk from 2,486 stores to 9

Creative Distruction

Several recent articles suggest that this holiday season may well mark the end of the line for Sears and JC Penny, both of which have been struggling to survive for years. Their troubles reminded me of the many once dominant brands that have...