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  2. With stocks surging, financial advisers and their wealthy clients are asking why they should continue to bother with poorly performing alternatives.

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  2. Convertible bonds are a perfect way to potentially hedge the downside risk as well as play the upside from continued swooning markets.

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  1. Commodities Outlook For The Remainder Of 2012

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    Learn the primary differences between hedge funds and private equity funds, both of which are utilized by high net worth ...
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