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30 min ago | Seeking Alpha

Best And Worst Information Technology Sector ETFs, Mutual Funds, And Key Holdings

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


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, IBM

2 hrs ago |

Americans still don't trust the stock market

More than five years after the financial crisis, the average American is still wary of the stock market, according to a survey released Monday.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

How to proactively manage your retirement portfolio

Michael is a managing partner at FMD Capital Management , a fee-only registered investment advisory firm specializing in exchange-traded funds.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Workshop highlights 3 d's of investing

Capital Region families have two opportunities this week to get sound information on the world of investing .


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Personal Finance, Retirement

The Day

Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401

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.


Related Topix: Retirement, Social Security, Financial Markets

Denver Post

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.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Bangkok Post

B200bn investment lost

Thailand saw capital outflows of more than 200 billion baht in the first quarter as investors turned to high-yield overseas bonds to bet on higher returns amid the escalating political tension and the low interest rate environment at home.


Related Topix: Thailand, Southeast Asia, World News, Financial Markets

The Daily Advertiser

Mary Fox Luquette: Options can help protect portfolios

One method used to provide a degree of safety is to buy options. In fact, many mutual funds contain options as a hedge just in case stocks within the portfolio do not perform as expected.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Express India

Mutual Funds garnered Rs 54,000 crore in 2013-14

Investors pumped in nearly Rs 54,000 crore in various mutual fund schemes in 2013-14, 30 per cent lower than the amount infused by them in the preceding fiscal.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Anchorage Daily News

Sullivan would join Senate millionaire's club if elected

If Dan Sullivan were elected, he'd join the Senate millionaires' club, according to his Senate candidate financial disclosure report.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, RPM International, Chemicals, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, Girdwood, AK

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Are active ETFs finally growing in popularity?

For years, the advice industry has been hearing about a coming wave of actively managed exchange-traded funds.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Morningstar, Eaton Vance, Financial Services, Investment Services, Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Seeking Alpha

Weekly Intelligence For MLP Investors

Kinder reports one-third of all natural gas consumed in the US is transported over its network, with estimates of a 50% increase in US demand by 2019.


Related Topix: Cushing, OK, Personal Finance


How Individual Investors Can Occupy and Profit from Wall Street

I gave my Presidential Fellow address last night at Chapman University to an enthusiastic crowd on the vital subject, "Main Street vs. Wall Street: The Stock Market as the Best Example of Democratic Capitalism."


Related Topix: Chapman University, Financial Markets, Personal Finance, IRA, Retirement, Opinion

The Real Deal

Airbnb funding now up to $826M

Short-term lodging purveyor Airbnb, the scourge of New York City hotel and motel owners, has closed on a $500 million funding round.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Startups, Facebook

The Globe and Mail

Index funds, passive? They trade far too much

Investors tend to be an impatient bunch. There was a time when most people held stocks for years, or even decades.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance


Tepid Inflows Again For Muni Funds

Investors put a net $743 million into muni bond mutual-funds and ETFs last week, per Lipper data, continuing the recent trend of weak inflows punctuated by the occasional weekly outflow.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Floating Rate Mutual Funds

Question: What factor influence the decrease or increase in the NAV of a floating rate high yield mutual fund? Does a decrease in the 3 month LIBOR result in a lower NAV? Does a decrease in NAV related generally to lowering dividends? Generally how does a floating rate high yield mutual fund perform in rising short term interest rates? -Jerry ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance


Americans have fallen in love with real estate once again

According to a Gallup poll released Thursday , a plurality of Americans now think of real estate as the "best" long-term investment, followed by gold, stocks and mutual funds, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds: If one assumes "best" to mean the investment that offers the highest return, then Americans have things backwards.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing


Chuck Jaffe: Shred or delete these financial documents now

It might be spring cleaning, or just the urge to destroy something after I finish filing my taxes, but one of my chores each year involves getting rid of the excess paperwork that invades my financial life.


Related Topix: Tax, Financial Markets

West Australian

BlackRock's quarterly profit climbs as investors pile into funds

The New York-based asset manager, which now manages $4.4 trillion in assets, said it had positive net flows across equity, fixed-income, alternatives and multi-asset funds during the quarter.


Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, Personal Finance