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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Emerging-Markets Retreat Burns Investors Piling in at Highs

The biggest selloff in emerging- market stocks since March is handing losses to investors who piled in as the benchmark index rose to an 18-month high.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup, RiskMetrics, MSCI, Business News

6 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S.-based stock funds attract $7.6 bln over week -Lipper

Investors in U.S.-based funds poured a net $7.6 billion into stock funds in the week ended July 30 on optimism that U.S. stocks could climb further, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mydigitalfc.com

Look beyond debt mutual funds, your options are plenty

Fundline The recent changes in tax provisions on debt mutual funds brought to fore the various fixed income options available for investors in the market.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Jeffrey Scharf, Everybody's Business: SEC finally approves money market mutual funds regs

Six years after the onset of the 2008 financial crisis and four years after enactment of Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, the Securities and Exchange Commission finally adopted new regulations covering the $2.6 trillion invested in money market mutual funds.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

KING-TV Seattle

Why investors prefer petit stocks over small ones

Stocks of smaller U.S. companies have dropped this year following a spate of warnings that they've become too expensive.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Seattle, WA

The Motley Fool

Closed-End Funds: Investing Essentials

Ask most investors what closed-end funds are, and you'll probably get a lot of blank stares.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

USA Today

These ETFs have the biggest bets on Argentina

Curious which funds have the most money riding on Argentina? Here are the 10 exchange-traded funds that have the largest percentage of their holdings in Argentina.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

US News & World Report

The Perils of Bond Funds in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

In the discussion on rising interest rates, the real question isn't if they will rise, it is when.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

TheStreet.com

What You're Paying For Financial Fees -- and How To Avoid Them

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Personal Finance, Retirement, Business News

The Economist

Fund managers: Fundamental fears

WHERE will the next financial crisis occur? Not, almost certainly, where the last one did.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

The Economist

Fund managers: Assets or liabilities?

FINANCIAL crises may seem a familiar part of the economic cycle, but they rarely repeat themselves exactly.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, Personal Finance

MarketWatch

Need to Know Fed in hawk's clothing and a - gravestone doji'

A shaky start ahead. But first, are investors crying for Argentina? Not bloody likely, unless they're exposed to Argentina's debt, have written credit-default swaps to hedge-fund "vultures", or belong to an unlucky club of mutual funds .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico weighs on Templeton funds muni bond business

Franklin Resources Inc said on Wednesday investors withdrew $400 million from its Templeton municipal bond funds in the latest quarter, a trend that may continue in the short term on worries over Puerto Rico's chronic fiscal woes.

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Related Topix: Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund, Financial Services, Templeton Emerging Markets Fund Delaware, Franklin Resources, Investment Services, Personal Finance

Sys-Con Media

Stewart Capital Mid Cap Fund Added to Charles Schwab's Mutual Fund OneSource Select ListA

The Mutual Fund OneSource Select List is a list of no-load and no-transaction fee mutual funds that have passed rigorous screening for performance, risk, and expenses by the Charles Schwab Investment Advisory, Inc. The Fund is one of only six mid-cap funds among the 20 third-party funds selected for the Small- and Mid-Cap U.S. Stock Category.

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Related Topix: Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Aspect Communications, Software, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MSN Money

3 reasons why investors have never had it so good

With more choices, falling fees and lower tax rates, today's individual investors enjoy many advantages compared to just 20 years ago.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, INX, Personal Finance, 9, Publishing, Media, Morningstar, Troy, MI

Dallas Morning News

Investing requires simplicity, not special knowledge

Your article advocating simple index fund investing at a 50/50 mix of stocks and bonds intrigued me.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Opinion

JD Supra

SEC Adopts Money Market Fund Reforms

At a meeting held on July 23, 2014, the SEC voted 3-2 to adopt amendments to various regulatory requirements affecting money market funds .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Benzinga

The 3 Biggest ETFs In The World

ETFs are leading the revolution in offering investors new ways to access capital markets through unique indexes and low-cost strategies.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Barron's

Corporate Inversions: Could They Cost Fund Investors Tens of Millions in Taxes?

Corporations want to keep them going. Wall Street loves them. The Obama administration wants to shut them down .

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Biotech, Forest Labs, Personal Finance

Reuters

Stern Advice-How to buy financial advice now

The financial advice business is changing dramatically in every aspect, from how advisers spend their time, to what they charge, to how they label and promote themselves.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Stanley, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Retirement

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