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2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Best And Worst Health Care Sector ETFs, Mutual Funds And Key Holdings

The Health Care sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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6 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

Avoid These Three Nest Egg Mistakes

The market is a bit like the weather. We spend a lot of time talking about it, but the truth be told there's not much we can do about it.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Connecticut Post

Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens during the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting, Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington.

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Canadian Business Magazine

Business Highlights

Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Women's Health, Health, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, California

Silicon Alley Insider

Most Mom-And-Pop Investors Don't Understand The Difference Between Mutual Funds And ETFs

A Vanguard-produced webcast on ETFs found that two-thirds of retail investors tuning in were doing so just to understand what ETFs - engage-traded funds - are and how they are different from mutual funds.

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JD Supra

Closed End Funds

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has, in recent months, increased its regulatory focus on investor awareness regarding closed-end funds .

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ABC News

Yellen: Mega-Banks Might Need to Hold More Capital

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the largest U.S. banks might need to hold additional capital to withstand periods of financial stress.

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Deseret News

Dave Ramsey says: Invest in growth stock mutual funds

If you're looking for things to help you survive the apocalypse, you're talking about food and water.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, IRA, Mortgage

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MarketWatch

What TIAA-Nuveen deal means to savers

In a union of two venerable investment-management firms, TIAA-CREF announced today that it would acquire Nuveen Investments for $6.25 billion, including debt.

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Related Topix: Nuveen Investments, Financial Services, Investment Services, Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension, Non-Profit

CFRB

Trouble in Ukraine affects gasoline prices, stock markets

If your RRSP mutual funds are taking a hit of late or if you're wondering why gasoline prices are going up, one of the key elements is Ukraine.

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MarketWatch

Retail stocks say retail news is meaningless

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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Seeking Alpha

Best And Worst Energy Sector ETFs, Mutual Funds, And Key Holdings

The Energy sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

MarketWatch

Chuck Jaffe: Stop sabotaging your investments

The problem here isn't funds, however, so much as human nature, but since a prominent study shows that basic investor behaviors aren't changing, it's time that fund investors figured out how to make the best of their bad thoughts.

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Free Money Finance

A Simple Portfolio of Three Funds

Some experts are pushing a back-to-basics approach to investing. As drastic as it may sound, they say it's possible -- even at times desirable -- to construct a very well-diversified portfolio using just three low-cost mutual funds or ETFs.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Investors dip a toe back in emerging markets

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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KIDK CBS 3

Investors dip a toe back in emerging markets

Despite ongoing concerns about the Russia-Ukraine standoff and a Chinese slowdown, investors are dabbling in emerging markets once again.

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International Business Times

Nikkei Slips to New six-month Low on Wall St Slide, Ukraine Jitters

Tokyo stocks slipped to a fresh six-month low on Monday as market sentiment stayed fragile after a rocky session on Wall Street and on escalating tensions in The Nikkei average was down 0.1 percent at 13,944.43 at the midday break after falling as low as 13,885.22, its lowest level since October 9. It is down 15 percent so far this year.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Investing for Beginners

FRIDAY, AND THERE IS A CHANCE ON WEDNESDAY OF A RAIN SHOWER CHANCE. THINKING OF INVESTING FOR THE FIRST TIME? A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER HAS SOME TIPS FOR ALL THE NEW THINGS OUT THERE.

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SFGate

the Big Unwind: Here's How Hedge Funds Drove The Brutal Nasdaq Selloff

Volatility has returned to the markets, and growth stocks in information technology and health care have led the way down.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts

And now a new study finds that the typical 401 fees - adding up to a modest-sounding 1 percent a year - would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career compared with lower-cost options.

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Related Topix: Retirement, Social Security, Financial Markets

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