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1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

Street Smart: To become an investor, think just like an owner

The term "investor class" is sometimes used to describe people who invest in stocks to make money.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retirement

5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

How Pork-Chop Prices Bedevil the Fed

U.S. food prices are on the rise, raising a sensitive question: When the cost of a hamburger patty soars, does it count as inflation? It does to everyone who eats, especially poorer Americans, for whom food costs are a large portion of income.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Hamburger, Personal Finance

8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Weekly Intelligence For MLP Investors

July has been a less than rewarding month to Master Limited Partnerships investors, who have experienced significant volatility as the benchmark index has dipped -2.9% only to recover to -1.9% for the month and -0.61% for the week.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

12 hrs ago | USA Today

Boomers won't be unloading their stocks

So baby boomers, heading into retirement and leery of risk, will unload their stocks - and deflate the equities market for a long time, right? Don't bet on that.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Retirement, Health, AARP, IRA

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Ratesetter deposit schemes paying up to 6% rated 'not much riskier than a bank'

Deposit schemes at a leading alternative lender that offer savers far higher interest than orthodox savings accounts have been rated 'not much riskier than saving at a bank'.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, P2P, Personal Finance

21 hrs ago | Barron's

Puerto Rico Woes Weigh On Muni Market As Funds See Outflows

Municipal bond mutual funds and ETFs posted a $790 million net outflow in the week ended Wednesday, per Lipper data, halting a nine-week streak of net inflows.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Forbes.com

The Fastest Growing Part Of Finance Is Investing Other People's Money

The legendary investor Leon Levy always told me the best business in America was investing other people's money.

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Hindustan Times

Doubling of tax on debt mutual funds to hit retirees

Harish Naik , 59, works in a public sector undertaking. He recently invested a major part of his savings in debt mutual funds, given that capital gains arising from transfer of units held for more than a year on such funds is low compared to other investment avenues such as banks.

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InvestmentNews

SandP: Top mutual funds highly unlikely to maintain success

Do you own a poorly performing mutual fund? Next year, it might be at the top of the category.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing

Wall Street Journal

The Five Worst Investments for Individuals

Mutual funds that try to emulate hedge funds. Exchange-traded funds that use borrowed money to jack up their bets.

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US News & World Report

Portfolio Analysis: An $89,000 Retirement Plan Needs a Remodel

Your investment portfolio is really a reflection of who you are. Put another way, it's a personal statement about how you approach financial risk , investment cost and taxes.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Rockville, MD, Public Relations, Financial Markets

The Washington Post

Puerto Rico Luring Hedge Funds on Record Price Drop: Muni Credit

Hedge funds and investors in distressed municipal debt are buying into Puerto Rico after prices on the territory's securities set record lows on concern that its electric utility will restructure its bonds.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Personal Finance, Greenwich, CT, Business News

Entrepreneur Magazine

Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge

If you're looking for signs of a tech bubble , you don't have to do much searching these days.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 10, 2014

InvestmentNews

Fund managers warned that wirehouse outreach may not pay off

An influential consulting firm has warned money managers that wirehouses, long the chief target of their marketing outreach, will deliver a negligible share of new money into products like mutual funds.

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Related Topix: Marketing, McKinsey, Consulting, Personal Finance, McKinsey & Company

MarketWatch

Mutual Funds Weekly: More active stock fund managers make more money

Most stock mutual-fund managers don't beat a benchmark index over time. But among those who do are highly active stock pickers See why this type of involved manager tends to outperform, and check out 10 stock funds that fit the bill.

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Townhall

DOW at 17,000 -- But You're Not Invited

The stock market reached a record high last week, closing over 17,000 for the first time.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Social Security, Retirement, Opinion

Silicon Alley Insider

A Third Of Advisors Want To Buy Another Practice In The Next Five Years

In the next five years, there will be plenty of buyers for financial advisor practices.

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

Seeking Alpha

Sector Rankings For ETFs And Mutual Funds

At the beginning of the third quarter of 2014, only the Consumer Staples sector earns an Attractive-or-better rating.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Barron's

For Fund Managers, There's Not Always Room at the Top

Here's the latest: S&P Dow Jones Indices reports that fewer than 4% of mutual funds in the top performance quartile for three straight years as of March 2012 had kept their top-25% status two years later, by March 2014.

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InvestmentNews

Time is ripe for unconstrained bond funds

With equities hovering near all-time highs and baby boomers fueling demand for income solutions, bond investing - yield, capital preservation and risk reduction - is as important as ever.

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