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Factoid of the Day Friday, March 27, 2015
Data from Bespoke Investment Group shows that, since the 3/9/09 market low, the S&P 500 has experienced 20 declines of 5% or more but less than 20%, according to USA TODAY. The smallest pullback was 5.30% (8/31/11-9/9/11). The biggest drop reached 17.27% (7/7/11-8/8/11). In 2014, the S&P 500 posted 53 record closes. The index, however, also suffered four pullbacks ranging from 4% to 7%. The S&P 500 has not endured a 10% correction in more than three years. Historically, 10% sell-offs occur about every 18 months or so.
 
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Richard Bernstein TS, Europe Opportunities, 2015-1 3/27/2015
Global Agriculture, 31 3/30/2015
Sabrient Defensive Equity, 3 3/30/2015
Strategic Income Advantage Select Closed-End, 47 3/30/2015
Investment Grade Multi-Asset Inc Long-Term, 16 3/31/2015
Cloud Computing, 12 4/1/2015
Core 3 Qualified Closed-End Allocation, 9 4/1/2015
Municipal Income Opportunities Closed-End, 30 4/1/2015
Tactical Alpha, 4 4/1/2015
Technology Select, 56 4/1/2015
Core Three Closed-End Allocation, 20 4/2/2015
Covered Call Select Closed-End, 49 4/2/2015
Senior Loan & Limited Duration Closed-End, 57 4/2/2015
Senior Loan & Ltd Duration Opportunities Closed-End, 35 4/2/2015
U.S. Equity Closed-End, 16 4/2/2015
Dividend & Income Select Closed-End, 49 4/6/2015
Equity Income Select, 44 4/6/2015
New Jersey Municipal Income Select Closed-End, 40 4/6/2015
Strategic Income Select Closed-End, 22 4/6/2015
Interest Rate Hedge & ETF, 8 4/7/2015
Municipal Advantage Closed-End and ETF, 28 4/7/2015
California Municipal Income Select Closed-End, 41 4/8/2015
Deep Value Dividend, 6 4/8/2015
Dividend Growth, 9 4/8/2015
Global Bond Income Closed-End, 17 4/8/2015
Senior Loan & Limited Duration Plus Closed-End, 98 4/8/2015
Defensive Equity, 32 4/10/2015
Dividend Strength, 27 4/10/2015
Dow® Target 10, April 2015 4/10/2015
Dow® Target 5, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Dow® Target Dividend, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
European Target High Quality Dividend, 5 4/10/2015
Global Target 15, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Income Allocation Closed-End, 2nd Qtr 20015 4/10/2015
MLP Closed-End Fund and Energy, 44 4/10/2015
S&P Target 24, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
S&P Target SMid 60, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Tactical Income, 36 4/10/2015
Target Diversified Dividend, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Target Dividend Multi-Strategy, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Target Double Play, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Target Focus Four, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Target Global Dividend Leaders, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Target Growth, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Target Triad, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Target VIP, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
Value Line® Target 25, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/10/2015
60/40 Strategic Allocation, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/14/2015
75/25 Strategic Allocation, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/14/2015
Diversified Fixed Income ETF, 22 4/14/2015
Cybersecurity, 1 4/15/2015
Global Dividend, 42 4/15/2015
First Trust ETF Allocation, 12 4/16/2015
Global Equity Income Closed-End, 42 4/17/2015
Investment Grade Select Closed-End, 53 4/17/2015
Nasdaq® Dividend Achievers 25, 4 4/17/2015
Natural Gas, 24 4/20/2015
Select DSIP, 2nd Qtr 2015 4/21/2015
Tax Exempt Municipal Income Intermediate, 16 4/21/2015
Dorsey Wright Relative Strength Top 50, 18 4/22/2015
Tax-Advantaged Municipal Closed-End, 43 4/24/2015
Balanced Income, 48 4/27/2015
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