BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Even before last week's stock-market sell-off -- the biggest losing streak in three years -- large-cap stocks were getting thumped, despite analysts' and money managers' claims they're among the best bets.But the record tells a different story. The large-cap stock benchmark, the S&P 500 Index, has lost an annual average of 0.2% over the past three years, including 5.9% so far in 2011. Over the past decade, it's up 4%, less than bonds.
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