While materials stocks occupy the undesirable quality of competing for the title of most boring investment category, Wall Street might very well apply a premium for dull holdings. For instance, while the S&P 500 index has been a solid performer — up 18% on a year-to-date (YTD) basis — over the trailing month, it’s down…

June 28, 2021 will go down as a milestone in stock market history. Source: Shutterstock The stock market experienced a massive transformation on that day – and most investors didn’t even notice. On that day, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) topped $1 trillion in market value. It was the fifth U.S. technology company to reach that level, following Apple…