The Week’s Investing News Roundup: Exxon Mobil, Dogs of the Dow, Retirement Stocks and More

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  • The stock market got off to a shaky start for 2024. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies declined.
  • Apple stock was part of the market drag, following downgrades on concerns that it is losing smartphone market share.
  • Tesla posted better than expected sales but was overtaken by Chinese competitor BYD.
  • The U.S. national debt has topped $3 trillion.
  • The December jobs report came in better than expected.

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