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  1. Interest Rates Are... Falling? 3 Ways To Profit

    January 30, 2014
    When it comes to picking investments, stock guys like me have it easy.#-ad_banner-#Let's say we're looking for a ...
  2. Blackstone Lifted to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    On January 9, 2013, we upgraded The Blackstone Group LP (BX) to Outperform based on this asset manager's strong fund raising ...
  3. Ameriprise Reiterated at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    On January 9, 2013, we reaffirmed our long-term Neutral recommendation on Ameriprise Financial Inc. (AMP) based on its consistent ...
  4. HSBC's China Deal in Trouble - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    HSBC Holdings plc's (HBC) divestiture of its entire stake (15.6%) in Chinese insurance giant Ping An Insurance (Group) Company ...
  5. BNY Mellon Launches CSD in Europe - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) has launched a new Issuer Central Securities Depository (CSD) unit in Europe ...
  6. Neutral Stance on Waddell & Reed - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    On December 31, 2012, we reiterated our long-term Neutral recommendation on Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (WDR) based on ...
  7. HDFC Bank Limited Among Financial's Biggest Movers on November ...

    November 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.1% and the Dow has climbed 0.2% so far today. The financial sector is ...
  8. iShares Silver Trust Among Financial's Biggest Movers on August ...

    August 23, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq slipping 0.2%, the S&P 500 down 0.4% and the Dow decreasing 0.6%. The financial ...
  9. FleetCor Technologies, Inc. Among Financial's Biggest Movers

    August 10, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow is down 0.2%. ...
  10. Fitch Maintains Outlook on Invesco - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2012
    Fitch ratings have maintained its outlook on Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) at 'Stable' as a part of its review of four rated investment ...
  11. Advice For 2010: Buy High, Sell Higher

    January 8, 2010
    Momentum is the cornerstone of bull market profiteering.
  12. Winning The Target-Date Fund Battle

    June 5, 2009
    Target-date retirement fund companies may be a better investment option than the funds themselves.
  13. Benefit With Ben Franklin

    December 10, 2008
    Franklin Resources' assets under management have dropped in the past year and so has its stock. Is there a bargain to be ...
  14. Let Royce Do Your Small-Cap Digging

    November 20, 2008
    Boutique firm Royce has a knack for finding small-cap jewels. Investors looking for rebound plays should watch these picks.
  15. Shale Gas: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

    September 3, 2008
    A once-in-a-generation supply glut of natural gas could put a lid on price increases for these stocks.
  16. AXA Finds The Financial Sweet Spot

    May 20, 2008
    Calling a bottom for the financial sector is near impossible; luckily, global insurers like AXA Group make it unnecessary, ...
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    By most fundamental measures, oil prices should be declining. Russ explains why they’re on ...
  3. Bad Investor Behavior: Overemphasizing Experience

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    Thoughts from the Frontline: Every Central Bank for Itself
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    Money — everyone needs it, but not everyone has it. Many people who find themselves in a ...
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