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Merger Funds Rejoice as Deals Surge

Posted on 15. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Takeover bids by Berkshire Hathway and Exxon are creating strong investment opportunities for merger funds.

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Casino Industry: ETF vs. Mutual Fund

Posted on 14. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Fund investors can choose between a targeted ETF or mutual fund to invest in the casino and gaming industry.

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Schwab Fund Snaps Up Dividend Stocks

Posted on 14. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Paul Alan Davis, manager of the Schwab Dividend Equity Select Fund, expects a big year from IBM as the company generates more cash and rewards shareholders through dividends.

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Fidelity Late to ETF Game

Posted on 13. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Fidelity's delay in entering the ETF business has proved costly as other investment firms have jumped ahead to grab market share.

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Americans Stand by 401(k) Plans, Survey Says

Posted on 13. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Americans still have confidence in their retirement plans, according to an Investment Company Institute survey.

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Bear Funds Get Gored as Stocks Keep Rising

Posted on 13. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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The ProFunds UltraShort Latin America, betting against one of the hottest markets, fell 28% in the fourth quarter.

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Frank Fund Finds Deals in Drug Stocks

Posted on 13. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Brian Frank, manager of the Frank Value Fund, says fears about health care regulation have driven drug stocks down to bargain prices.

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Allianz Fund Favors Gas, Shuns Health Care

Posted on 12. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Michael Corelli, co-manager of the Allianz OCC Opportunity Fund, is optimistic about the potential of natural gas, but remains cautious about health care stocks.

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Municipals Rally Has Legs, Fund Managers Say

Posted on 11. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Investors are pouring money into municipal mutual funds, and there are still bargains, managers contend.

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As Rates Rise, Keep Bond Strategy Steady

Posted on 08. Jan, 2010 by TheStreet Search RSS Feed:.

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Financial advisors agree on one thing: Don't switch up your fixed-income portfolio as interest rates increase.

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