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Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., Sept 8, 2017. - Reuters

MarketWatch: US investors are not rewarding companies for generating good earnings consistently, opting instead for a stock-picking strategy that might be called “growth at a high cost.” High-quality stocks selected for their strong balance sheets and stable earnings have appreciated just 12% this year, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc, while the broader S&P 500 benchmark index has returned 13.8%. - Reuters


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