ETFs and Mutual Funds

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Goldman Sachs New Long-Short Mutual Fund, a Retail Hedge Fund

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) is one of the top brokerage firms and investment banking firms on Wall Street. The bulk of its clients are wealthy individuals and institutional ...
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Analysts Adjust Estimates for Janus, PIMCO and Bonds

The movement of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) shares after Friday's announcement that bond king Bill Gross would join the firm may or may not have been justified. What may be more difficult ...
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More PIMCO Closed-End Funds See Continued Selling Carnage

To say that many of the top closed-end mutual funds managed by PIMCO were being pressured by the departure of Bill Gross to go join Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: ...
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More Good News for MLPs: Goldman Sachs Fund IPO

Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) had an initial offering Friday morning for one of its newest funds, Goldman Sachs MLP Energy Renaissance Fund (NYSE: GER). This will be the second ...
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PIMCO Closed-End Funds Thrashed After Gross Departure

It is a rare event that a fund manager's departure can create such strong waves in a market. Still, when it is the likes of a Bill Gross punching out ...
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6 Stocks Portfolio Managers Are Selling to Fund New Alibaba Stakes

The upcoming Alibaba IPO is going to instantly create another instant mega-cap stock for portfolio managers to invest in. The problem that many of these portfolio managers will face is ...
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ETF Companion Guide for the 10 Best Economies in the World

After seeing a recent report from the World Economic Forum on national competitiveness ratings, 24/7 Wall St. used several metrics to determine which nations had the best economies in the ...
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ETF Rebalance Could Make 5 Biotech Stocks Shoot Higher

When indices like the S&P 500 or the Russell 2000 rebalance at the end of quarters, there is often high volatility in stocks that need to be bought or sold, ...
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Will the S&P 500 Hit 3,000 in the Next 5 Years?

The past five and a half years has generated one incredible bull market for stocks. After bottoming out at 666, the S&P 500 has now hit 2,000 -- and one ...
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Are Triple-Leveraged ETFs on the Way Out?

August is generally considered to be the dog days of summer in the financial markets. It seems like most investors are more concerned with their last vacation of the summer ...
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What the iBillionaire ETF Changes Look Like Now

The Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (NYSEMKT: IBLN) recently made some serious changes to its portfolio, based upon iBillionaire Index changes. The exchange-traded fund has made several changes after the broad ...
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Was 2013 the Peak of the Housing Market?

Fannie Mae has issued a very mixed report looking forward. While 24/7 Wall St. covered the report earlier on Monday, what stands out is not just that housing has been ...
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What If High-Yield and Junk Bonds Do Not Collapse?

One of the victims of the recent market trends has been the junk bond, or high-yield, market. Financial media and market pundits have warned that things got too rosy in the ...
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How About an ETF That Tracks Billionaires: the iBillionaire Index ETF

We have said that there seems to be an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sort of index or investment philosophy that you can think of. So, ...
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Top Large Cap Stocks That Mutual Fund Portfolio Managers Are Selling Now

As the market grinds slowly ever higher, leadership in stocks is taking a turn. Sectors like technology and energy are strong outperformers this year versus last year. In an effort ...
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