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2 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

5 Best Low-Cost Mutual Funds

With many things, you really do get what you pay for. But not when it comes to investing.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

6 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

Alibaba to Boost IPO Size on 'Overwhelming' Demand

Alibaba plans to increase the size of its U.S. initial public offering because of "overwhelming" investor demand, people familiar with the deal said on Monday. The Chinese e-commerce company launched the IPO last week and had enough investor demand to cover the entire deal within two days, people familiar with the process said last week.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Avoid Being An Out-Of-Style Investor

I'm a fanatic about low-cost index fund and ETF investing. I've authored six books on the subject, founded the low-fee investment firm Portfolio Solutions to help people invest in these products, and started a website on low-cost investing at www.RickFerri.com .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Services

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

United States : UNDERSTANDING mutual funds and load fees

One of the most discussed items of the mutual fund universe are Loads; known as mutual fund sales charges. There are different kinds of Loads, but they are all similar, and the end result is that the loads take money out of your return before, during, or after your investment in the fund.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Oaktree to Start First In-House Mutual Funds to Woo Individuals

Oaktree Capital Group LLC, the world's biggest distressed-debt firm, is starting its first in- house mutual funds as it joins the largest private-fund managers in raising money from individual investors. The Los Angeles-based firm filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to sell shares in the Oaktree High Yield Bond Fund and the Oaktree Emerging Markets Equity Fund.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Business News

Investor's Business Daily

Facebook, Cheetah Mobile Pull Back Near Buy Points

The stock broke out past a 66.57 cup-with-handle buy point in June and rose as much as 15% over the next month. It then formed a five-week flat base with a 76.09 entry, which it initially cleared Sept.

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MarketWatch

How mutual fund profits can get you in tax trouble

In last week's column , I pointed out that one big negative about equity mutual funds is that you don't have much control over taxes. The fund decides which investments to sell and when.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

Best And Worst Large Cap Blend Style ETFs, Mutual Funds, And Key Holdings

The Large Cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 46 ETFs and 944 mutual funds in the Large Cap Blend style as of July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Times of Oman

Alibaba worried about Facebook IPO as considered Nasdaq versus NYSE

An employee sits next to a logo of Alibaba during a media tour organised by government officials at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, June 20, 2012. Photo - Reuters Alibaba Group Holding Ltd could have sold nearly $2 billion worth of stock without lifting a finger.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Social Software, World News, China, Personal Finance

Investopedia

Industries That Thrive On Recession

Recessions are hard on everyone - aren't they? Actually, just as wars have their war babies , recessions have their tough offspring as well. In this article we'll take a look at the industries that flourish in the adversity of a recession and why they do so well when everyone else is struggling to make ends meet.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Personal Finance

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

You might be retired, but you still must pay Uncle Sam

One of the biggest mistakes retirees make when calculating their living expenses is forgetting how big a bite state and federal taxes can take out of savings. And how you tap your accounts can make a big difference in what you ultimately pay to Uncle Sam.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, IRA, Social Security

The Motley Fool

How to Make Money in Stocks Without Taking Big Risks

One of the most common financial misconceptions among the American public is assuming the words "stocks" and "risk" are synonymous. This can definitely be true in many cases, and if you invest in stocks without really knowing what you're doing, you're just asking for disaster.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Investopedia

6 Common Misconceptions About Dividends

During periods of low yields and market volatility, more than a few experts recommend dividend stocks and funds. This may sound like good advice, but unfortunately, it is often based on misconceptions and anecdotal evidence.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

The Columbian

Berko: Making payments for retirement is the smart move

Dear Mr. Berko: Several weeks ago, your email advice to our 32-year-old college-educated son about Social Security was distressing and frightening, and went overboard with negativity. It illustrated your lack of faith in the American system.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Social Security, Medicare, Health

NorthJersey.com

Making a difference through bond investing

Instead of lending to just the government or some faceless corporation, what if your bond mutual fund also helped to vaccinate kids around the world? Or helped finance a clean-water project or solar-energy farm? More mutual fund managers are seeking bonds that not only do well but also promote a positive impact on the environment, society and corporate governance. It's a concept called socially responsible investing, and it's long been dominated by stock mutual funds.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

Express India

Mutual Funds plan more equity-oriented funds to cash in on market rally

Enthused by the ongoing rally in the stock markets, mutual fund houses are bullish about industry growth driven by equity-oriented funds. Enthused by the ongoing rally in the stock markets, mutual fund houses are bullish about industry growth driven by equity-oriented funds.

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Denver Post

Most mutual funds lag S&P 500 on one year returns

Most mutual funds are failing to keep up with broad market indexes again. It's a trend that's gone on for years, and the most recent struggles for portfolio managers may be due to their preference for companies that sell coffee, make travel reservations and otherwise focus on nonessentials for consumers.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Who You're Really Voting for When You Vote For a Republican

The 401K plan gets a lot of flak by people who focus on the hidden fees and the lack of choice in them. Not even the company match and the deferred tax features of a 401K can overcome that in some people's minds.

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Related Topix: 401K, Personal Finance, Pension, Retirement, Social Security

Investopedia

The Danger Of A 401(k) Flameout

It's possible that the 401 plan has failed. Don't believe it? Take a look at your latest account statement.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension, W., Retirement

Newsday

Your Finance: Using fall to prepare for spring tax time

When everyone else is loading backpacks and shopping the school sales, I know it is time for me to dive back into TurboTax. When everyone else is loading backpacks and shopping the school sales, I know it is time for me to dive back into TurboTax.

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