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Mutual Funds Weekly: When bad things happen to good investors

Often it's because we don't apply life lessons and experiences to our money life.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Money market fund assets fell by $35.02 billion

Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell by $35.02 billion to $2.58 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Westborough, MA

Hudson Hub-Times

Mid-cap stocks are getting some love, finally

Just like families sometimes overlook the middle kid, investors all too often pay attention to just the smallest and largest stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Lifehacker

How Survivorship Bias Skews Your Perceptions and Decisions

We all make decisions based on available information. It's hard to blame us! That's all we have.

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Forbes.com

Why Beating The Market Is An Uphill Skate

It is absolutely possible to beat the market, just as I'm sure it's possible that someone could climb Mt.

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Rediff.com

Chat@4.00: How to get the best returns on your investment

You don't need to sit and research on companies - a team of experts at a fun house do it for you; and the fee is much lower than insurance products.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Wed Apr 16, 2014

InvestmentNews

Heartbleed threat may put American Funds' clients at risk

Capital Group Cos., the third-largest manager of U.S. mutual funds, urged 800,000 customers to change account passwords and other information to protect themselves from risk caused by the Heartbleed computer bug.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Computers, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Google, Startups

SFGate

The First Thing You Need To Figure Out To Be A Good Trader

Jack Schwager, author of The Little Book of Market Wizards: Lessons from the Greatest Traders , told CFA Institute that that to him a trader is anyone that makes decisions.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Business News

The Motley Fool

Should I Diversify Away From Mutual Funds?

In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Brendan Mathews take a question from a reader who writes: "I've been slowly adding individual stocks to port, but I'm still heavily weighted in 401k mutual funds.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, 401K, Warren Buffett

The Columbus Dispatch

American Funds advises password changes, cites 'Heartbleed' risk

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.

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Seeking Alpha

Costco Ownership Analysis: Buy, Sell, Or Neutral?

In this article, we will look at three types of non-retail stock owners, and what positions they have taken on Costco Wholesale Corporation .

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Related Topix: Retail, Costco Wholesale, Personal Finance

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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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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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

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