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Key takeaways: Increasing investor sophistication is driving transparency. Back-office functions now play a greater role in investor relations than ever before. Cyberattacks are a real and growing threat. The black box is not a strategy anymore; investors need to understand the process. Allocators, not managers, are now the stars who build a diverse portfolio. Several […]

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By Teresa Rivas Even more ETFs left the NYSE for rival exchange Bats Global Markets (BATS) today. Asjylyn Loder, The Wall Street Journal. Snap Inc. Even the prospect of a Snapchat IPO hasn’t kept investors interested in the Global X Social Media Index ETF (SOCL). Are clients forcing the end of the golden age of hedge […]

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Warning bond prices at peak “We believe that we will have a profound president-led ideological shift that is of a magnitude, and in more ways than one, analogous to Ronald Reagan’s shift to the right,” Dalio wrote on his LinkedIn page in mid-November. “Donald Trump is moving forcefully to policies that put the stimulation of […]

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<!– ETF News –> December 29, 2016 – By Vivian Park   ·   0 Comments Dec 29 is a negative day so far for IQ Hedge Event-Driven Tracker ETF (NYSEARCA:QED) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 2.04% to hit $19.71 per share. The exchange traded fund has 1.94M net assets and 0.17% […]

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AMZN Stock: Is This a Breakthrough for Amazon.com, Inc.? Microsoft Corporation: Why MSFT Stock Is Breaking New Highs MU Stock: Why Shares of Micron Technology, Inc. Are Going Crazy Global Climate Change: Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Another Scary Record Facebook Inc: Finally Some Good News for FB Stock Article source: http://www.profitconfidential.com/stock/cempra-inc-announcement-just-crushed-cemp-stock/

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Rachel Park, 39, passed away in early hours of Tuesday at her home in Cumbria Days earlier she and her husband had celebrated first Christmas with triplets Babies were in hospital for over three months after being born 26 weeks early They were told to ‘prepare for the worst’ but triplets made great improvements Mr […]

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SYDNEY Asian shares were subdued on Thursday after Wall Street suffered a mild setback after weeks of gains, while a pullback in U.S. yields prompted year-end profit taking in the dollar. Japan’s Nikkei shed 1.3 percent as the yen firmed and Toshiba Corp dived 16 percent after news of potential massive writedowns led to a […]

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Sometimes success can be found in the unlikeliest of places. For some of the top-performing hedge funds in Asia in 2016, the key to success lied in commodities-related bonds that dipped in price in the first quarter of the year. In the midst of a difficult climate for Asian funds, with volatile market fluctuations in […]

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By Teresa Rivas The New York Stock Exchange is losing ground in the ETF space, as funds choose to list with rivals like Nasdaq (NDAQ) or Bats Global Markets (BATS).Asjylyn Loder, The Wall Street Journal. Getty Images Israeli ETFS like the iShares MSCI Israel Capped ETF (EIS) and the VanEck Vectors Israel ETF (ISRA) were little […]

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Hedge funds have continued to struggle throughout 2016, plagued by a combination of low return levels, investor frustration, and increasing redemption requests. In the toughest cases, some funds have had to change strategies entirely or even to close up shop. While there are some funds that manage to eke out success in even the worst […]