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MSCI Makes History!

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Mainland Chinese equities to be included into Global Standard Indexes by Team, KraneShares On Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 PM EST global index provider, MSCI, announced they will include ...
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Outlook for U.S. Small Businesses Improves

Outlook for U.S. Small Businesses Improves
This post is a guest contribution by Asha Bangalore, vice president and economist of The Northern Trust Company. The Small Business Optimism Index moved up to 93.8 during ...
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Short Selling Rises Most Since 2006 in September - Just Ahead of Rip Roaring Rally of October

Short Selling Rises Most Since 2006 in September - Just Ahead of Rip Roaring Rally of October
It almost never fails does it?  Just as investors position themselves for zig.... instead zag happens.  Apparently we just saw the largest increase of short selling since 2006 ...
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ETFs Better Than Mutual Funds For Long-Term Investors

ETFs Better Than Mutual Funds For Long-Term Investors
This article is a guest contribution by Matt Hougan, IndexUniverse.com. John Bogle is wrong: Exchange-traded funds are actually the best available tool for long-term investors. Better, by far, ...
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ETF Trends: April ETF Performance Report

ETF Trends: April ETF Performance Report
Each month ETF Trends publishes a useful performance round-up of ETFs (non-leveraged) trading on American stock exchanges. "The markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) in April had their ...
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Are Leveraged ETFs Putting Cracks in Market Close?

Are Leveraged ETFs Putting Cracks in Market Close?
Jason Zweig, author of the Intelligent Investing at WSJ.com discusses the effect that leveraged ETFs may be having on the market's closes. Here is an excerpt: At 3 ...
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