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27 min ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

4 hrs ago | 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.

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

8 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | 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.

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15 hrs ago | 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.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

InvestmentNews

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Cushing, OK, Personal Finance

Townhall

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."

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Barron's

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.

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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)

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CNN

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing

MarketWatch

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.

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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.

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

MarketWatch

Robert Powell: Can the SEC fix target-date funds?

Target-date mutual funds, TDFs for short, are perhaps the most widely held but least understood packaged-for-retirement investment in the world.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Personal Finance, Retirement, Marketing

MarketWatch

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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