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S&P newsletter is chock full of market skinny

We’d all have to agree that a sure, dependable source for the lowdown on the stock market is invaluable, especially with things as rough and tumble as they have been, right? Well, one place you might look to get up-to-date info is the Outlook, a weekly newsletter put out by Standard & Poor’s, the same folks who rate stocks, bonds and compile the S&P 500 index, which is widely used to gauge the stock market.

Outlook has a lot of things for a lot of different kinds of investors. There are features on individual stocks and industry sectors, ratings and selections of stocks that look good, reviews of investing trends and market strategies that portfolio managers use as well as a suggested asset allocation. Outlook also reviews changes in tax law and helps you shape and recast your portfolio to avoid a hefty hit come April 15. And to top it all off, there are often pieces on mutual funds and other investments of interest.

Outlook is available for a subscription fee of $298 a year. To order, call 800-852-1641.

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