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For decades, the popular fixed-income investing adage held that you should allocate a certain percentage of your portfolio to bonds and increase that allocation as you age. But the times, they are a-changin’. Jim Ross, president and senior managing director at State Street Global Advisors cautions, “Now is not the time to just buy some bonds and forget about it.” That approach could get you burned. Ross instead urges investors to take a more active role in their fixed-income portfolio, especially as the threat of rising interest rates looms. That makes it more important than ever for investors to look at the ...
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Let's slice the market another way. Growth stocks outperformed value stocks last year. Investment newsletters often argue that this means growth stocks are likely to do so in 2010 as well. Though not every adviser agrees on how to define these two types of stocks, researchers generally rely on the ratio of price to book value per share. Stocks with the highest ratios are deemed growth stocks, while those with the lowest ratios are considered value stocks. Using these definitions, the finance professors Eugene F. Fama of the University of Chicago and Kenneth R. French of Dartmouth have calculated the returns of both ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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ETF providers zero in on fixed-income products
As investors continue to pour money into fixed-income products, exchange-traded-fund providers are flooding the market with new offerings. Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., Grail Advisors LLC, Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp. and State Street Global Advisors are among the firms that are planning or have already launched products this year. Despite the pickup in the equity markets this year, flows into fixed-income ETFs have almost kept pace with last year. For the first six months of 2010, fixed-income ETFs brought in $17.5 billion, compared with $20.2 billion a year earlier, according to Morningstar ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
ANALYSIS - China's secretive money manager may be opening up
It was a quiet day in U.S. debt market trading one day last December but participants felt something was amiss. Treasuries were selling off but the driving force behind the swoon remained a mystery. An answer soon emerged: Traders were passing around a days-old news story containing a quote from a Chinese central bank official. Zhu Min, the deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, had told an audience in Beijing that it would be "difficult" for foreign governments to buy U.S. Treasuries as the U.S. current account deficit shrank and the supply of dollars overseas decreased. The 10-year U.S. Treasury note ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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May 21, 2010 ... a nationwide search for a money management firm to oversee an allocation to international bond investments within the System's fixed income ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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