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21 min ago | USA Today

Meet the most hated mutual fund categories

What types of mutual funds do investors hate the most? And is there anything we can do with that information? For those not fluent in mutual fund-ese, a "multicap growth" is a fund that looks for stocks of companies with the potential for rapidly growing earnings.

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4 hrs ago | SFGate

BLACKROCK: Investors Taking On More Risk Should Build Some Ballast Into Their Portfolios

Recent Fed data shows that investors have moved into riskier investments after the financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Synovus declares one-for-seven reverse stock split on May 16

Joe Paull jpaull@ledger-enquirer.com Synovus CEO Kessel Stelling speaks during the annual meeting of shareholders Thursday morning at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Synovus Financial, Columbus, GA, Personal Finance

8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Money Market Fund Assets up by $7.32 Billion

Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose by $7.32 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, Media, Bankrate, Computers

11 hrs ago | MarketWatch

T. Rowe Price CEO: Investors are focused on valuations

The chief executive of T. Rowe Price Group Inc. says the firm's long-term perspective and culture are what make up its secret sauce for success.

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Related Topix: T Rowe Price Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Now that stock mutual funds are soaring again, investors are getting a tax reminder

For many investors with mutual funds in a taxable account, it was tougher this year than last.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Retirement, IRA

16 hrs ago | Reuters

Russia-themed mutual funds bruised by sanctions fears

Russia-themed equity funds have sunk to the bottom of performance league tables as international tensions over Ukraine and fear of tougher Western sanctions hurt the value of Russian assets.

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20 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Rise in Mutual Fund VC Deals? Venture Industry Asked For It

Mutual fund funds are backing Silicon Valley startups at a record clip, and while investors in these funds should be alert to the risks, this is a development that the venture industry looked to encourage five years ago.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, T Rowe Price Group, Investment Services, Personal Finance

Yesterday | Rediff.com

5 reasons why investors are shying away from gold ETFs

In the past year, about a fifth of the accounts set up for investments in this product have seen closures.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

On Wall Street

Alternative Mutual Funds to Get SEC Test for Leverage, Liquidity

Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Estate Planning

Jerusalem Post

Your Investments: Low risk, high return: Is it really possible?

The Investing 101 book states that if you want to have high returns, you have to take on enough risk so that if you are wrong, it will end up costing you a good chunk of your portfolio.

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Reuters

U.S.-based bond funds attract $659 mln, lowest in 10 wks -ICI

Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds committed just $659 million to bond funds in the week ended April 16 while continuing to pour cash into stock funds amid reduced demand for low-yielding bonds, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday.

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Noozhawk

Bibi Taylor: Women Face Challenges in Planning for Retirement

Because their careers are often interrupted to care for children or elderly parents, women may spend less time in the workforce and earn less money than men in the same age group.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Pension, Social Security, Financial Markets

The Times

Financial Advice: How do mutual funds compensate investors?

As you probably know, a mutual fund may contain many different types of investments, such as stocks, bonds and government securities.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Nation

The New Abolitionism

Before the cannons fired at Fort Sumter, the Confederates announced their rebellion with lofty rhetoric about "violations of the Constitution of the United States" and "encroachments upon the reserved rights of the States."

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Boston.com

5 Easy Investment Strategies That Build Wealth

It's exciting when you hear that the stock market is up about 30%, which it was for 2013 overall.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, 401K, IRA

MarketWatch

6 meltups no one is talking about

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Startups, YouTube

Star Tribune

The tax code entices Americans to buy homes. Maybe it shouldn't.

Some people never learn: Polls show that Americans still view their homes as the best and safest place to invest their hard-earned cash.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Home Buying, Home, Housing, Mortgage, Opinion

Seeking Alpha

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

The Materials sector ranks fifth 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

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Late-Stage Deals Keep Rolling With AdRoll's $70M

The strong first quarter for venture investing was driven by late-stage deals, which soared 32% from a year ago as VCs financed mature IPO contenders that were waiting out a lackluster public market.

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Related Topix: Startup, WA, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, T Rowe Price Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, Personal Finance

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