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Should baby boomers jump back into the stock market?

With the stock market hitting new highs, some are uncertain where it will go from here

When the stock market started skidding in late 2007, it didn’t take long for Alan Goldstein to pull his funds out of the market. The 61-year-old Falmouth resident has since gradually waded back in. But until last year, he still had much of his money in cash, because he feared the market could drop again.

“I’m fairly conservative,” said Goldstein, a retired marketing director for a health care software company. “I was nervous.”

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