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  1. Fidelity vs. Vanguard: Which Is Better Suited to You?

    Learn whether Fidelity or Vanguard is better for the aggressive, conservative, cost-conscious or service-oriented/tech-savvy ...
  2. Top 5 Positions in Philip Falcone's Portfolio (CPN, SPB)

    Philip Falcone was the former CEO and Chairman of Harbinger Capital Partners. This article analyzes his top four portfolio ...
  3. Bill Ackman on Concentrated Portfolios, Lessons From Valeant (VRX)

    Explore the lessons of concentrated portfolios, including how Bill Ackman's strategy change at Pershing Square mirrors one ...
  4. 2 Mutual Funds That Invest in Companies With Female Executives (PXWEX, GWILX)

    Learn about the two funds that invest primarily in companies that have women in leadership positions, with an investment ...
  5. 3 Ways to Find a Job at a Hedge Fund Without Connections

    Learn why landing a job at a hedge fund is notoriously difficult without connections, and how candidates can increase their ...
  6. Why Billionaire Chanos Is Shorting Alibaba (BABA, JD)

    Learn why famed short seller and hedge fund manager Jim Chanos believes that the price of Alibaba's shares is heading lower, ...
  7. 3 Australian Mutual Funds to Avoid

    Learn about several catalysts that may have a negative effect on the Australian economy. Discover three mutual funds to avoid ...
  8. Evaluating Target Date Funds Just Got Easier

    The wave of target date funds has caught the eye of the DoL, which has issued guidelines on them for fiduciaries. Here's ...
  9. Is the Hedge Fund Industry Too Concentrated?

    Learn about trends in the hedge fund industry. Discover why a relatively small number of funds holds a significant majority ...
  10. Billionaire John Paulson's Q1 Biotechs: AGN, SGYP

    Let's take a look at billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson's Q1 investments in these healthcare stocks: AGN, SGYP
  11. International Bonds are Worth Another Look

    We explain how a global bond portfolio can offer more than a U.S.-only portfolio can.
  12. 4 Ways to Invest in Gold (GLD, FSAGX)

    Discover four different investment vehicles that investors can utilize to obtain exposure to the gold market in the precious ...
  13. Larry Robbins' Q1 Ups and Downs: GOOGL,HUM

    TipRanks highlights Larry Robbins' notable Q1 stock activity.
  14. 2 Catalysts That Could Derail China, and 3 Mutual Funds to Avoid (FHKAX, TCWAX)

    Learn about the conditions behind a possible financial crisis in China, and the potential effects on three mutual funds that ...
  15. Top 3 Stocks Hedge Funds Bought in Q1, 2016

    Learn about the top three stocks that the top 50 hedge funds bought during Q1 2016 and the catalysts that may have attracted ...
  16. ETFs and Taxes: What Investors Need to Know

    It's true that ETFs can offer tax efficiency, but that's not always the case. Here's what investors need to watch out for.
  17. ETFs and Taxes: What Investors Need to Know

    It's true that ETFs can offer tax efficiency, but that's not always the case. Here's what investors need to watch out for.
  18. Six Critical Rules for Successful Retirement Investing

    Specific retirement investing "rule of thumb" tips are helpful, but there are broader guidelines to follow if you want to ...
  19. 3 Mutual Funds That Invest in U.S. Companies With Indian CEOs (MSFT, GOOG)

    Learn about Indian-born CEOs that are leading prominent U.S. companies. Discover three mutual funds that have large exposure ...
  20. Loomis Sayles: Investment Manager Highlight (IBM)

    Learn historical information about Loomis Sayles as well as products the firm offers, asset classes it covers, and discover ...
  21. Driehaus' Highest Performing Mutual Fund (DRIOX)

    Learn about Driehaus Capital Management's highest-performing fund since inception, the International Small Cap Growth Fund, ...
  22. What's Hancock Horizon's Highest-Performing Mutual Fund? (HHBUX)

    Discover the Hancock Horizons Burkenroad Small Cap Fund, a unique fund that invests in companies located in the Gulf Coast ...
  23. Franklin Templeton's Highest Performing Mutual Fund

    A complete summary and performance review of Franklin Templeton's best performing fund since inception, the Franklin International ...
  24. 3 Mutual Funds Poised to Perform in the Future (VGENX, FSPHX)

    Learn about sector weightings in growth mutual funds versus the benchmark and how three funds are positioned to profit from ...
  25. Are Hedge Funds Trying to Catch the Falling Knife? (AMZN, NFLX)

    Learn about how hedge funds continue to increase their exposure to momentum stocks and why this strategy carries both risks ...
  26. 3 Mutual Funds to Profit Off Increased Mortgage Rates (PTRIX, FMSFX)

    Learn why mutual funds that invest in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) are worth a look for investors wanting to capitalize ...
  27. 3 Mutual Funds for Bull and Bear Markets (ALBAX, LAMAX)

    Learn about the top large-cap core funds from Alger, Lord Abbett and Nuveen, with a summary of the funds' investment strategies ...
  28. Top 2 Holdings of Columbia Threadneedle's Mutual Fund (MSFT, JNJ)

    Discover the two AAA-rated by S&P top holdings of the Columbia Dividend Income fund: Microsoft Corp. and Johnson & Johnson.
  29. The Hidden Cost of Hedge Funds

    Are hedge funds worth the hype and exclusivity they exude? Let us take a closer look at what is involved when investing with ...
  30. Top 3 AQR Alternative Investment Mutual Funds (AQMNX, ASANX)

    Discover AQR funds, and learn about three of its top alternative investment strategy mutual funds based on assets under management ...
  31. What Happens to Investors' Money When a Hedge Fund Fails?

    Learn about investors' rights of redemption for money invested in hedge funds, as well as what happens to investors' money ...
  32. 4 Growth Stocks Mutual Funds Are Underestimating (GS, AAPL)

    Discover four stocks in which growth fund managers remain underweight despite evidence that momentum may still exist in the ...
  33. Hussman Fund's Highest-Performing Total Return Mutual Fund (HSTRX)

    Discover how the Hussman Strategic Total Return Fund has outperformed the S&P 500, and learn how your portfolio can benefit ...
  34. 4 Best Qualitatively Driven Mutual Funds (FSRPX, VGHCX)

    Learn about some of the best qualitatively driven mutual funds around, as these investment vehicles can provide compelling ...
  35. At What Point Does Indexing Get Top Heavy?

    More than 40% of all investment assets are now held in index funds. Are they becoming too popular?
  36. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of MetLife Inc. (MET)

    Learn more about MetLife and discover the fundamental aspects of the top four mutual fund holders of the insurance holding ...
  37. 4 Mutual Fund Trends in Company 401(k)s

    Learn about some of the mutual fund trends emerging in the 401(k) marketplace, and discover how these changes are affecting ...
  38. 3 Catalysts for U.S. Equity Market Correction (KMI, SWN)

    Find out what hedge fund manager David Tepper and other top market analysts foresee for the U.S. economy and the stock market ...
  39. 3 Cases Against Buffett's Recommendation on Index Funds (BRK-A, GS)

    Learn why Warren Buffet believes index funds are the best choice for investors, but why they may not perform as well in 2 ...
  40. The Biggest ETF Risks

    ETFs have become so popular because of the many advantages they offer. Still, investors must keep in mind that they aren't ...
  41. Top 3 Stocks Hedge Funds Sold in Q1 2016 (AAPL, AVGO)

    Learn about how the top 50 hedge funds performed during the first quarter of 2016 and the top three stocks that were sold ...
  42. David Einhorn: Tips on How to Read Financial Statements (SUNE)

    Find out what Greenlight Capital manager and value investing extraordinaire David Einhorn says about reading financial statements.
  43. 5 ETFs Flaws You Shouldn't Overlook

    Despite their popularity, exchange traded funds have some drawbacks that investors should know about.
  44. Why This Billionaire Is Cutting Hedge Fund Fees (IVW, JNS)

    Discover the struggles of hedge funds and Tudor Investment Corporation's Paul Tudor Jones, a Wall Street pioneer adapting ...
  45. 3 Mutual Funds That Rely on Strong M&A (EMAYX, GAKIX)

    Discover three small- to mid-cap mutual funds that rely heavily on merger and acquisition activity, with a summary of each ...
  46. 3 Mutual Funds to Avoid During U.S. Rate Hikes (FRBAX, FSRBX)

    Learn why banks may not receive the traditional benefits from rising interest rates, and discover three financial mutual ...
  47. 4 Reasons Why Fund Managers Prefer Individual Stocks (BRK-A, VOO)

    Learn about some of the reasons why fund managers prefer trading in individual stocks over index funds, despite their overall ...
  48. S&P 500 Index: A Performance Analysis of Long-Term Returns

    Discover how to gain insight into the returns generated by the S&P 500 Index over the long term and how this can assist your ...
  49. Index Funds: The Case Against Bill Ackman (STT, BLK)

    Explore the reasoning behind Bill Ackman's concern of an impending index fund bubble, and why his argument sounds like an ...
  50. Why This Billionaire Says the Stock Market Is Dead Money (DBLTX)

    Discover why billionaire fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach says the stock market is dead money and learn what catalysts may cause ...
  51. 3 Mutual Funds to Avoid With a Strong Dollar (CHNCX, FLFAX)

    Learn about the risks involved with investing in emerging markets that are affected by a strong U.S. dollar. Discover three ...
  52. Hedge Funds: Under Pressure or Under Assault? (AIG)

    Find out whether the recent massive outflows from the hedge fund industry represent an all-out assault or weary investors ...
  53. 3 Best High-Yielding Australia Bond Mutual Funds (ABSIX, ANAYX)

    Discover Australian bonds and learn about a variety of high-yielding mutual funds that gives investors access to this asset ...
  54. Hedge Funds: Is Activist Investing Peaking? (M, QCOM)

    Discover the trend and direction of activist campaigns by hedge funds and whether they have reached a peak or are continuing ...
  55. 3 Best High-Yielding Japan Bond Mutual Funds (PFBDX, PYGFX)

    Discover Japanese fixed income and learn about three high-yielding mutual funds that give investors access to the Japanese ...
  56. The 5 Best Muni Bond Funds

    These five funds are some of the best bets for muni bonds for those seeking diversification and tax benefits.
  57. When is a Mutual Fund the Best Investment Option?

    ETFs and their multitude of strategies are super-popular, but when it a good old mutual fund the best choice?
  58. 4 Reasons Why the Hedge Fund Industry Is Getting Attacked (VFIAX)

    Learn about the continued scrutiny of hedge funds and how the industry has come under fire for both regulatory and performance ...
  59. Robert Olstein On Index Investing and Value Investing (SPY)

    Find out why fund manager Robert Olstein trusts fundamental value investing strategies, and how his approach differs from ...
  60. Fidelity Funds vs. Vanguard Funds: Tale of the Tape

    Learn the differences in Fidelity funds versus Vanguard funds, with a breakdown of each fund company's lineup by asset class ...
  61. Sunny Vanderbeck, CEO of Satori Capital: Influencer

    A Q&A Sunny Vanderbeck, Managing Partner of Dallas-based Satori Capital, who has some enlightened views on the future of ...
  62. Will the Hedge Fund Industry Lose 25% of Assets? (MET, AIG)

    Discover why one Wall Street pro predicts further trouble for hedge funds as performance and operational issues have investors ...
  63. Portfolio Concentration: Why You Should Watch It

    Overconcentration in a specific position or sector can lead to disaster.
  64. Fidelity Is Selling More Index Funds

    Learn about Fidelity Investments' presence in the index fund marketplace as of 2016 and discover what the company is doing ...
  65. Bill Ackman Is Against Mutual Funds: Should Investors Listen? (VRX, VFIAX)

    Learn about Bill Ackman's view of index funds and how passive management ignores stock valuation, leading U.S. equities to ...
  66. 3 Lessons From Hedge Funds' Favorite Stocks (HTZ, VRX, SUNEQ)

    Learn about the increasing influence of hedge fund managers on investors and how the stock selection of the pros should always ...
  67. Hotchkis & Wiley's Highest-Performing Mutual Fund (HWMIX)

    Discover the investment firm Hotchkis & Wiley and learn about its top-performing mutual fund since inception, the Hotchkis ...
  68. 2 Reasons to Be Bullish on the Dollar (RDPIX, RDPSX)

    Discover the reasons why the U.S. dollar is performing strongly. Learn about three mutual funds that can be used to gain ...
  69. 3 Reasons Why Buffett Suggests Index Funds for Average Americans (BRK-A, SPY)

    Discover why legendary investor Warren Buffett believes that index funds are the best long-term investment option for most ...
  70. The Case for Merger Appraisal Rights

    In this article, we discuss appraisal rights in detail and why we believe the strategy represents a compelling investment ...
  71. 3 Reasons Why Hedge Funds Are Bearish on China (GWLLF, 0590.HK)

    Learn some of the major reasons why many top hedge fund managers are adopting or maintaining a bearish stance toward China.
  72. The Top Three Tech Stocks Favored by Hedge Funds (GS, FB)

    In its weekly kickstart report, investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. revealed the three tech stocks favored by hedge ...
  73. 4 Lessons Valeant Can Teach Investors (VRX)

    Learn about the storied tumble of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. and the subsequent effect on institutional and individual ...
  74. The 2 Best Smart Beta Mutual Funds (DSEEX,PXTIX)

    These two smart beta mutual funds offer potential, but are their ETF counterparts a better option?
  75. 4 African ETFs Traded in the U.S.

    African markets have become more interesting for private and institutional investors. ETFs with exposure to Africa are an ...
  76. 3 S&P 500 Companies With the Most Hedge Fund Exposure (HOT, SWN)

    Learn about three companies on which hedge fund managers have become bullish, acquiring significant ownership positions in ...
  77. Why the Top-Performing Fund Isn’t the Best Choice

    The top-performing mutual fund or ETF isn't often the best choice for your portfolio. Here's why.
  78. Smart Beta vs. Active Management: Which is Better? (BLK, SCHB)

    Learn how smart beta funds combine the advantages of both active and passive management by tracking customized indexes without ...
  79. Event-Driven Equity – Hedge Fund Crowding Overshadows

    Learn why selling pressure from several large hedge funds has led to meaningful underperformance in more heavily trafficked ...
  80. Commodities Relative Value

    In this special report, we take a close look at the hedge fund segment, considering key characteristics and performance trends, ...
  81. The 3 Best Mutual Funds to Short Emerging Markets Equities (UFPIX, UVPIX)

    Explore the best mutual funds for shorting equities in emerging markets, with strategies that include double leverage and ...
  82. 3 Small-Cap Growth Mutual Funds for Bull & Bear Markets (BCSSX, JGMAX)

    Discover three small-cap growth mutual funds for bull and bear markets with a complete summary of each fund's management, ...
  83. Do Municipal Bond Mutual Funds Offer a Tax Incentive?

    Learn about individual municipal securities and municipal bond funds, whose principal stability and tax-free yield appeal ...
  84. 3 Mutual Funds to Profit Off Millennial Spending Patterns (PRWAX, LSGRX)

    Learn about millennials, and uncover their spending patterns. Discover three mutual funds that can be used to gain exposure ...
  85. Eaton Vance's Highest Performance Mutual Funds in the Last 10 Years (EISMX, EV)

    Find out about Eaton Vance's top performing fund , the Atlanta Capital SMID-Cap Fund, and why it ranks as one of the top ...
  86. 3 Large Cap Equity Mutual Funds That Rely on Strong M&A

    Read out about three mutual funds that rely on mergers and acquisition (M&A) transactions in the large-cap equity market, ...
  87. Eagle Asset Management's Highest-Performing Mutual Fund of All Time (EGEAX, EGECX)

    Learn about Eagle Asset Management's highest-performing mutual fund since inception, the Smaller Company Fund. Read about ...
  88. 3 Mid-Cap Growth Mutual Funds for Bull & Bear Markets (PRDMX, CLSPX)

    Learn why mid-cap growth mutual funds can add an important element of diversification to your portfolio. Discover three funds ...
  89. CDOs and the Mortgage Market

    These structured products contribute to keeping borrowing rates low.
  90. Should Investors Still Buy Index Mutual Funds at Current Stock Market Prices?

    Learn about some of the metrics used to determine relative market valuation and discover if stock index funds are appropriate ...
  91. India's Economy Is Bright: 3 Mutual Funds to Take Advantage of (MINDX, WAINX)

    Learn about three India equity sector funds positioned to take advantage of phenomenal growth forecast for the emerging market ...
  92. 3 Mutual Funds to Invest in an Aging Population Era (FPHAX, FSMEX)

    Learn about the aging population and their needs and wants. Discover three mutual funds that can be used to gain exposure ...
  93. Dreyfus's Highest Performing Mutual Funds Since Inception (DOSIX)

    Learn more about one of Dreyfus' best performing funds, the Dreyfus Opportunistic U.S. Stock I Fund and how it has performed ...
  94. How New SEC Rule Would Hit Alternative Mutual Funds

    New rules proposed by the SEC could require some alternative mutual funds to scale back the use of derivatives.
  95. Diamond Hill's Highest Performing Mutual Fund Since Inception (DHROX)

    Find out about Diamond Hill Capital Management's best-performing fund, the Research Opportunities Fund, and learn how it ...
  96. Is Cohen & Steers Real Estate Securities Fund Good for My Portfolio? (CSEIX)

    Discover the Cohen & Steers Real Estate Securities Fund, learn about its major characteristics, and see if it is a good addition ...
  97. Examining Clipper: Equity Mutual Fund (CFIMX)

    Explore the stock selection process and performance of the Clipper Fund, as well as the reasons the fund may not be suitable ...
  98. Behind the Scenes of Your Mortgage

    Four major players slice and dice your mortgage in the secondary market.
  99. Top 3 AMG Alternative Mutual Funds (AMBEX, ARLSX)

    Discover AMG Funds and learn about three of its Alternative Investment-focused mutual funds that may be a smart addition ...
  100. The Top 5 J.P Morgan Shareholders (JPM)

    Examine the largest shareholders of JP Morgan Chase. Identify ownership patterns and discover how mutual funds and ETFs impact ...
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