Mutual Funds

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Buy-And-Hold Fund Prospers With No New Bets In 80 Years

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Equity investors pursuing a buy-and-hold strategy might want to check out a fund that hasn't made an original stock market bet in 80 years.

In Investing, Sin Has Its Own Rewards

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Shares in industries with unsavory associations such as alcohol, tobacco and gambling have long-term track records of outperforming the rest of the market.

Finding Conservative Investments Using Upside/Downside Capture Ratios

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Isaac Braley, president of BTS Asset Management, explains how advisors can use upside/downside capture ratios to help identify conservative funds for clients.

Wall Street’s Best Stock Pickers Pin Rut On Market Warped By Fed

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Near-zero interest rates have artificially inflated prices of lower-quality U.S. stocks, active managers say, punishing those who focus on businesses with the best fundamentals.

The Problem With Emerging Bond Funds

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A collapse in day-to-day trading is forcing many fund managers to hold securities even when they want to sell them.

As Popularity Of Golf Wanes, Fund Managers Bet On Cycling

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These days, you’re more likely to hear business deals discussed over the handlebars of a high-end bicycle than on the fairway, and fund managers are catching on.

Pimco Hires Former Morgan Stanley Chief Economist

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Pimco said on Tuesday that it has hired Joachim Fels, formerly managing director and chief economist at Morgan Stanley, as the world's biggest bond manager continues to bolster its ranks after a...

Two Percent Serving As Trigger Treasury Buyers

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While a 2 percent 10-year yield is well below the 3.3 percent average for the past decade, it remains higher than comparable yields for 18 developed nations.

Investing All Comes Down To Luck, Kahneman Says

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One of the worst things an advisor can do is lead clients into believing they can predict the future, Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman said today.

UBS Drove Brokers To Sell High-Risk Puerto Rico Funds, Recording Shows

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In April 2011, two years before their prices sank, a slew of bond funds that were being sold by UBS's Puerto Rico arm appeared to its brokers to be such risky investments that they balked at...

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