May is here, and along with it comes a chorus of seasonal investors telling you to sell everything. But investors don't seem to be listening, as the stock market is off to the races this morning. After a slow start, news from the Institute for Supply Management that the U.S. manufacturing sector had built up steam in April helped to offset any concerns about tepid gains in construction spending and particular weakness in government-led projects. Just before 11 a.m. EDT, the Dow Jones Industrials
Among Dow stocks, Cisco
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