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May 02, 2018

  • Life expectancy increased 50% over the last 100 years
  • By 2020 there will be 20 times more data than today
  • Top five companies in the S&P 500 in March 2009 comprising 14% of the Index’s value with a dividend yield of 4.2%:
    • Exxon Mobile
    • Procter & Gamble Co.
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • AT&T
    • Chevron
  • Top five companies in the S&P 500 in March 2018 with a dividend yield of 0.65%
    • Apple
    • Microsoft
    • Alphabet
    • Amazon
    • Facebook

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