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3 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

When the Fairfield Metro train station finally opened in December 2011, the product of a decade-long, problem-plagued project was met with cheers from some, jeers from others and from just about everyone a question: Where are the bathrooms? The state Department of Transportation included no plans for a waiting room or rest rooms when it built the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Fordham University, New York

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Barron's

Vanguard AUM Balloons As Investors Flock To Index Funds

Money managers will often say that any given market is a stock-picker's market, and proceed to describe why their expertise allows them to choose the wheat and leave the chaff.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

TheStreet.com

Forget Target-Date ETFs -- Consider These Multi-Asset ETFs Instead

NEW YORK -- Recently Blackrock announced it will be shuttering 18 ETFs, including 10 target-date funds that were designed to be used for long-term investors seeking an easy way to save for retirement.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

Forget Target-Date ETFs -- Consider These Multi-Asset ETFs Instead

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Services, Investment Services, Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets, REIT

CFO

Replacing the Board

Corporate boards are among the most important institutions in capitalism. Their job is to police the relationship between shareholders who own companies and managers who run them.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Corporate Governance, Law, UC Los Angeles, University of Chicago

MarketWatch

Investors flock to Vanguard, turning away from stock pickers

Investors are pouring money into Vanguard Group, the epitome of the hands-off approach to investing, flocking to funds that track market indexes and aren't run by stock pickers or star managers.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bloomberg

Tax-Free Rally Extended With August Supply Doldrums: Muni Credit

State and local debt has earned 0.8 percent this month through Aug. 18, on pace for the strongest August since 2011, Bank of America Merrill Lynch data show.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Merrill Lynch and Co, Investment Services, New York, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, US News

AmericanBankingNews.com

Zacks Reiterates Neutral Rating for BlackRock

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Canada.com

Canadian funds, money managers increasing fixed-income ETF use

Equity-related issues remain the most popular ETF investment among institutions, with nearly 80% using the funds in their domestic stock portfolios and 85% employing them to gain U.S. equity exposure.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Bloomberg

Eyes on Glencore Cash After BHP Disappoints on Buyback

After a decade of explosive commodities price gains fueled by Chinese demand, mining companies are dealing with slower growth by spurning mergers and cutting costs.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Aug 19, 2014

GlobeNewswire

DGAP-PVR: Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE: Release according to...

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE 19.08.2014 19:29 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Wilmington, DE

The Washington Post

BHP's Metal Discards Poised to Become Biggest Mining Spinoff

BHP Billiton Ltd. announced what's poised to be the biggest spinoff in the mining industry, separating aluminum, coal and silver assets to create a company valued at about $15 billion after it begins trading next year.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Metals, Financial Services, Investment Services, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Konecranes PLC - Disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Market Act

Konecranes has on August 18, 2014, received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Market Act, according to which the holding of BlackRock, Inc. in Konecranes Plc has decreased below 5 percent.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Bloomberg

Junk Bonds Return to Favor as Risk Gauge Shows Confidence

The junk-bond market, which was rattled last month by its biggest slump in more than a year, is poised to recover its losses as demand resurfaces for riskier assets.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Investment Services, US News

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Mark Mccombe Sells 3,500 Shares of BlackRock Stock

BlackRock Director Mark Mccombe sold 3,500 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, August 14th.

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GuruFocus.com

BlackRock: The Champion Asset Manager

In this article, let's take a look at BlackRock, Inc. , a $52.3 billion market cap company, which is one of the leading investment management companies in the world and is the largest asset manager in the U.S. Let's explore some reasons more closely to see if they are valid enough to invest in this stock.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Business Journal

Columbus McKinnon lands tax incentives for HQ project

As expected, Columbus McKinnon Corp. has won unanimous approval from the Amherst Industrial Development Agency for an incentive package for its new headquarters.

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Related Topix: Columbus McKinnon, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Financial Services, Investment Services

PR-inside.com

Recent Study: BlackRock, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

BlackRock, Inc. - SWOT Analysis examines the company's key business structure and operations, history and products, and provides summary analysis of its key revenue lines and strategy.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Bond Liquidity Risk in $3.5 Trillion Funds Defused by Cash Pile

The record $3.5 trillion stockpiled in U.S. fixed-income funds is raising the specter the bond market will buckle under the strain of redemptions once interest rates rise.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, 9, Financial Markets, Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News

Seeking Alpha

Wisdom Tree Investments Has Bottomed Out

Wisdom Tree's profitability ratios, and in particular its ability to generate substantial net income from a relatively small balance sheet is something to note.

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Related Topix: Investment Services, Financial Markets, Financial Services, State Street

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