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3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Unbelievable collapse in small-cap stocks

Michael A. Gayed, CFA, winner of the 2014 Dow Award , is chief investment strategist and co-portfolio manager at Pension Partners, LLC. , an investment advisor which manages mutual funds and separate accounts according to its ATAC strategies focused on inflation rotation.

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7 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

Back to Basics

Ravi Nair wanted to secure his child's future and thought an ideal way to do so would be to buy an insurance policy.

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11 hrs ago | Forbes.com

TD Ameritrade Q3 Earnings: Asset-Based Revenues Make Up For Low Trading Volumes

TD Ameritrade reported its third fiscal quarter earnings on July 22. In line with our expectations , the revenue generated by Ameritrade's asset-based business grew by 12% year-on-year to $430 million, while low trading volumes kept trading commission revenues flat over the prior year quarter at $317 million.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Telegraph

Jaitley tinkers but retains budget devil

New Delhi, July 25: The Narendra Modi government today cut the ground beneath investors in debt mutual funds by refusing to soften the rigours of a new tax regime that effectively skewers the gains they made on an investment strategy devised last year when stock markets around the world were in turmoil.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, World News, India, Tax

Seeking Alpha

Forward Testing Various Investment Alternatives Against A High-Risk, High-Dividend Portfolio

The main thrust of this article is to forward test several methods to invest $10,000.00 over a 1 year period.

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Albany Times Union

Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions

These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn't help that some are inscrutable like "liquid alts," but they generally fall under an umbrella known as alternative mutual funds.

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Seeking Alpha

Investment Style Rankings For ETFs, Mutual Funds And Stocks

At the beginning of the third quarter of 2014, only the Large Cap Blend style earns an Attractive rating.

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Janakiram MSV

Jaitley Removes Retrospectivity in Debt Mutual Funds, But FMPs Will Still See Tears

NDTV reports that the higher tax on debt mutual funds will apply only from July 10 onwards, and not "retrospectively", from a statement given by Arun Jailtley to Parliament.

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Rediff.com

Invest in infrastructure to get good returns

The price to earnings ratio of the BSE Sensex is 18.96; for the CNX Infrastructure Index, it is 24.57.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

InvestmentNews

Legg Mason adds global equity specialist

Legg Mason Inc. said Thursday it will acquire Martin Currie Investment Management Ltd., an international equity specialist that specializes in institutional clients, and work with the firm to develop new products for advisers and retail clients in the United States.

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Forbes.com

$2.4B - Massive Cash Outflow From High Yield Bond Funds, Largest In 13 Months

Retail -cash outflows from high-yield funds totaled $2.4 billion in the week ended July 23, with an outflow of $1.3 billion from mutual funds expanded upon by an outflow of $1.1 billion from exchange-traded funds, according to Lipper.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Money market fund assets fell $2.18 billion

Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell $2.18 billion to $2.56 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.

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The Economist

Buttonwood: Trillion-dollar boo-boo

ONE trillion dollars. That may be the cost to Russian investors of Vladimir Putin's rule.

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Hispanic Business

Manulife Mutual Funds Streamlines Fund Line-up with Proposed Mergers

As such, Manulife Mutual Funds will make a number of changes to its fund offerings, including implementing certain fund mergers, a portfolio manager change, a fund name change and risk rating changes, subject to the receipt of all necessary regulatory and securityholder approvals.

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Forbes.com

Want to invest like Bill Gross? Buy mortgages

Bond king Bill Gross has been on a bit of a buying binge, sinking more than $90 million of his own money into four of his asset management company's funds since April in an iconoclastic bet that ultra-low interest rates are here to stay and that mortgages are a hot asset.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

The Washington Post

Industry Embraces U.S. SEC's Money Funds Rules to Escape FSOC

Given a choice between a regulator whose mission is to promote growth through investment, or an unfamiliar committee dominated by the Federal Reserve, the mutual-fund industry opted for the devil it knew.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

BNY Mellon adds new service

The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. debuted a new market research service to benchmark performance and areas of risk for institutional prime money-market mutual funds.

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Reuters

SEC adopts long-awaited reforms for money market funds

U.S. regulators adopted moderate reforms for money market mutual funds on Wednesday, in what amounted to a compromise that aims to balance the need to reduce the risk of runs on the funds while still protecting the product's utility for investors.

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The Washington Post

BlackRock Supports New SEC Rules for Money-Market Mutual Funds

BlackRock Inc., the world's biggest money manager, said it backed the new rules for money-market mutual funds adopted today by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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KAUZ

SEC votes to end $1 a share for some money funds

The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.

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