Should You Buy the Dow?

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Dogs of the Dow Won’t Hunt in 2014

Don't go barking after the dogs of the Dow -- the high dividend yields won't make up for lagging share-price performance. More 

Blue Chips Slow on European Woes

With the ECB now projecting a decline in the eurozone's 2013 GDP, investors might be better off targeting U.S. blue chips with more domestic revenue streams. More 

Why It’s Time to Ditch the Dow

No Apple? No Google? Heck, even if the Dow Jones Industrial Average added them, the venerable blue-chip average still would be irrelevant. More 

Health Insurance in the Dow? Why Didn’t We Think of That?

UnitedHealth's inclusion in the Dow Jones Industrial Average makes plenty of sense, but don't get giddy about a meaningful pop. More 

5 Bargain-Busting Blue-Chip Buys

Based on a number of metrics, these high-quality large caps look too undervalued to pass up. Here's why now may be the time to get in. More 

8 Things to Know About Microsoft’s SmartGlass

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft unveiled its SmartGlass software that switches video and data between its Xbox console and mobile devices. More 

Should You Buy the Dow?

A look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average as a group, as well as a couple ETF plays following the average. More