Marketplace Index for Monday, January 2, 2012

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With markets closed today, we get some advice on handling assets and pensions in the coming year. Olivia Mitchell is a professor and pension expert and says part of the problem is that many Americans simply lack financial literacy, and to consider their own skills and knowledge as human capital. And on the Pulse, the big winners and losers in the market in 2011.

Keeping an eye on your assets

To retire right these days, pension expert Olivia Mitchell encourages clients to look at the bigger picture.
Posted In: retirement savings, 401k

2011 market roundup: McD’s up, B of A down

The Dow’s best- and worst-performing stocks of 2011.
Posted In: McDonald's, Bank of America, stock market

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