The Financial Index is Daily Capital’s roundup of our Editor’s Picks for the day — featured trends and market analysis from around the Web.
Investor Place: Even with the S&P up 8 percent in 2012, investors are still anxious to count their chickens, or rather dividends, before they hatch. Should investors worry that this recent economic success is just a mirage?
Motley Fool: Dividend investing is making a comeback. Matt Koppenheffer takes a look at the numbers from the last 10 years to figure out if dividend investing is becoming too big.
New Retirement Realities and Longer Life Expectancies Cause Many to Rethink their Approach to Planning for Later Years
Bob’s Guide: Life expectancies are rising, along with the amount people have to put into their retirement. Seventy-five percent of people say that they would invest differently if they knew that they were going to live longer.
The Big Picture: Individual investors now have a plethora of tools previously unavailable that make running their own portfolios feasible.
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