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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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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.
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.
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.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has, in recent months, increased its regulatory focus on investor awareness regarding closed-end funds .
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Energy sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.
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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Despite ongoing concerns about the Russia-Ukraine standoff and a Chinese slowdown, investors are dabbling in emerging markets once again.
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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Volatility has returned to the markets, and growth stocks in information technology and health care have led the way down.