A case of Constellation Brands Inc. Corona beer sits on a shelf in a cooler all the design in which thru a shipping in Ottawa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
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One more shopping and selling year is officially in the books. The S&P 500 ended the year with nine straight weeks of gains and was once handsome short of an all-time high. The abundant market index posted a return of 24.2% for the year. The Dow Jones Industrial notched a 13.7% make bigger, whereas the Nasdaq was once the ideal winner, surging nearly 43.4%.