Description: The U.S. stock market is wrapping up what is likely to be its worst decade ever. In nearly 200 years of recorded stock-market history, no calendar decade has seen such a dismal performance as the 2000s.
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Summarize the highlights of the story.
- Do you think dividends will regain their earlier growth patterns? Explain your answer.
- How do you think stocks will perform over the next ten years? Explain your answer.
- Which stock sectors do you think will outperform the averages?
- Which stock sectors do you think will perform less than the averages?