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The yields on the iPhone maker's debt are so low -- just 20 to 100 basis points above the ultra-low yields on Treasurys -- that it begs comparison with Treasury debt.
An early sell-off turns into a rally. The question now is if the stock market will weather the next few months.
This fund is a top choice for income investors concerned about an eventual rise in interest levels.
With the global economy struggling, Wall Street doesn't expect much from first-quarter results.
Confusion about whether the fix for Cyprus' banking problems will be used elsewhere hits stocks. Selling prompts the dollar to move higher against the euro.
Maybe. The S&P 500 has been unable to push through to new highs. There are worries again about Europe, and Oracle's earnings weighed on investors.
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