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Housing: Good Vibrations (Sonders)

Housing: Good Vibrations (Sonders)
  July 30, 2012 by Liz Ann Sonders, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Key Points Household formations are moving higher but housing ...
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Presidential Election Year: Good for Stocks?

Presidential Election Year: Good for Stocks?
  by Columbia Management With the election season upon us, have you been wondering what the stock market will do in a presidential election year? To be sure, ...
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How to Access the EM Consumer? Think Small (Koesterich)

How to Access the EM Consumer? Think Small (Koesterich)
“If everyone in China lengthened their shirt tails by a foot, the textile mills of England would spin for a year.” That’s what one Englishman reportedly said nearly ...
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Diversification's Dirty Secret

Diversification's Dirty Secret
This Week: iShares CDN S&P/TSX Cap REIT ( Ticker: XRE ) One of the pillars supporting modern portfolio management is diversification. However, with markets around the world suffering ...
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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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