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Cheese!

Despite eating an average of 35 pounds of cheese per year, Americans haven’t been able to dent a historic dairy glut. Dairy farmers literally poured nearly 50 million gallons of unsold milk into the ground last year, amid the lowest milk prices since the recession.-Bloomberg.com, July 19, 2017
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Five Percent

The S&P 500 was up +9.3% YTD (total return) through 6/30/17, making it 8 consecutive months of gains (and 15 of the last 16 months) by the $22 trillion index. The last time the S&P 500 was up in each of the first 6 months of a calendar year was 1996 (21 years ago), a full year that produced 10 of 12 “up” months and a +23.0% gain for the entire year (source: BTN Research). Standard&Poor's 500® consists of 500 US stocks chosen for market size, liquidity, and in
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