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CEO exits after mutual fund implodes

CEO exits after mutual fund implodes

The event also raises questions about whether Third Avenue’s focus on extremely risky and difficult to trade assets was really appropriate given the fact that mutual funds promise investors the ability to take their money out whenever they wish. Continue reading at wyff4.com

5 Best-Rated Dreyfus Mutual Funds to Boost Your Portfolio

The Dreyfus Corporation – a segment of BNY Mellon – was founded in 1951 and currently has $ 286 billion of assets under management allocated across a wide range of equity and fixed-income mutual funds. Meanwhile, established in 1784 by Alexander Hamilton … Continue reading at nasdaq.com

The liquidity trap that's spooking bond funds

This has investors worried--and starting to ask the fearful question: "Who's next?" :But unleveraged investors, including mutual funds, can also give rise to runs. That is because there is a liquidity mismatch in mutual funds that hold relatively … Continue reading at marketwatch.com

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SEC to limit use of derivatives by mutual funds, ETFs

Federal regulators are moving toward imposing restrictions on the use of derivatives by mutual funds, aiming to protect investors in funds that rely on the high-risk transactions. Members of the Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 at a public … Continue reading at benefitscanada.com

LET’S BE CLEAR: The failed hedge funds everyone’s freaked out about do not look anything like the average high-yield bond fund

U.S. high-yield mutual funds finished last week in significant outflows, with $ 3.5 billion in cash withdrawals from retail mutual funds (72%) and ETFs (18%), as reported by Lipper. This represents the largest one-week redemption in the last 70 weeks since … Continue reading at businessinsider.com

Wall Street Speculation, Its Tricks and Its Tragedies
Wall Street Speculation, Its Tricks and Its Tragedies is a fascinating , concise book on trading on Wall Street.A table of content…

Finance and Economics Discussion Series: The Economics of the Mutual Fund Trading Scandal
I examine the economic incentives behind the mutual fund trading scandal, which made headlines in late 2003 with news that several…

Finance and Economics Discussion Series: The Economics of the Mutual Fund Trading Scandal
I examine the economic incentives behind the mutual fund trading scandal, which made headlines in late 2003 with news that several…

Mutual Funds Trading

Bond Funds Are On Their Own

Complicating the matter is the growing use of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that promise investors the ability to dip in and out of corporate bonds. Third Avenue's focused credit fund, for instance, was launched in the depths of 2009 as a … Continue reading at bloomberg.com

SEC approves proposal to limit leverage in funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 Friday to limit derivative use by mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, starting the 90-day public comment period for the proposal. “Inadequate controls on the use of derivatives can create significant … Continue reading at smartbrief.com

Domestic Mutual funds buy shares worth Rs 69,000 cr; FPIs just Rs 15,000 cr

Remaining bullish on equity markets, domestic mutual fund houses have purchased shares worth nearly Rs 69,000 crore so far this year, even though overseas investors scaled back their investments. In comparison, Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) made a net … Continue reading at financialexpress.com

Junk Bonds Stagger as Funds Flee

Traders and regulators have fretted for more than a year that mayhem might ensue if U.S. mutual funds sought to sell rarely traded bond investments. After junk-bond prices posted their largest drop since 2011 on Friday, investors say they are bracing for … Continue reading at wsj.com

Sentry Investments adjusts annual mutual fund distribution rates and changes fund names for select mandates

Sentry Investments Inc. (“Sentry”), today announced adjustments to the annual distribution rates for 10 mutual funds (7 mandates) and changes to 15 mutual fund names (11 mandates). The goal of the distribution changes is to ensure consistent and … Continue reading at marketwired.com

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