Stocks mostly rise, led by companies that pay big dividends

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Utilities, real estate firms and other companies that pay big dividends led U.S. stocks mostly higher Wednesday, pushing the Nasdaq composite to a new record for the second day in a row.

The gains by big-dividend stocks came as bond yields fell, making those traditionally safer stocks more attractive…

fromhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/business/la-fi-markets-20170208-story.html

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