03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

'Teflon Investors': Stocks On The Rise Despite Shaky Economy

The economy is slowing, the dollar is falling. Wall Street is laying off workers. Defaults by homeowners are rising. Corporate buyouts have lost momentum.

But none of it has rattled stock market investors. Just weeks after the shock of the summer credit squeeze, they are shaking off one bad report after another, sending shares ever higher. Call them the Teflon investors.

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