Research Magazine-December 2009

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  • Historical Research: The Canal Builder

    Kenneth Silber

    DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) was an early American politician who transformed the country in far-reaching ways -- physically, economically and financially. He was the driving force...

  • Taxes & ETFs: How to Avoid a Hit

    Staff Writer

    Last year's bear-market drop meant large gains for short or inverse performing ETFs. By design, these types of ETFs rise in value when stocks...

  • Deutsche Bank Mixes Up Commodity ETFs

    Staff Writer

    The Commodity Future Trading Commission has been waging war against commodity index funds and visible evidence they are winning that war has already begun...

  • Janus Has 'Momentum,' Interim CEO Says

    Janet Levaux

    Janus Capital Group says it had income from continuing operations of $8.2 million in the third quarter of 2009 vs. $26.0 million a year...

  • Commonwealth Financial & Advisors Give, Grow

    Janet Levaux

    For its recent national conference in Orlando, Fla., 60-plus Commonwealth Financial Network advisors and staff built townhomes in cooperation with Habitat for Humanity for...

  • Bonds Top Charts, FRC Data Shows

    Janet Levaux

    Boston-based Financial Research Corporation says several bond groups are attracting strong capital flows in the first three quarters of 2009. In terms of the...

  • Fund Managers Share Views with Lipper

    Janet Levaux

    The U.S. fund industry is beginning to recover from possibly the worst economic and financial correction that it has ever experienced, says Jonathan Krieder,...

  • Be a Giver

    Robert Tyndall

    The great American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson crisply observed that "every man is a consumer and ought to be a producer." Looking at the resumes of...

  • New ETF from Claymore Looks East

    Ron DeLegge

    Just in time for the surging performance of emerging market stocks is a new ETF that aims to capitalize on the trend. In...

  • Active ETFs Launched by Grail

    Ron DeLegge

    Providers of exchange-trade funds are poised to take market share from mutual funds. And according to theory, the way to do that is by...

  • A New Era

    Bill Miller

    By now, most of us would agree the Internet is not some fly-by-night drug-crazed hippie fad. Some of us jumped on board early (AOL), others...

  • Bicycle Economies

    Alexei Bayer

    The term BRIC was invented by Goldman Sachs economist Jim O'Neill. It was an easy-to-memorize acronym based on the names of four large developing countries:...

  • Nine Personalities

    Patricia J. Abram

    Have you ever found yourself scratching your head once a client leaves your office, thinking, "I'm pretty sure they didn't understand a word of what...

  • Mindful of Metals

    Ron DeLegge

    Fred Jheon is managing director and head of product development, U.S., for ETF Securities. Before joining ETF Securities, Jheon was a leader in portfolio...

  • More Tweets Explained

    Bill Good

    As I mentioned in my last column, I have begun tweeting. I did it in part because I like it, but more so, I...

  • Strategically Positioned

    Janet Levaux

    Alexia Howard Alliance Bernstein 212-407-5941 Packaged Food: We expect sales growth to increase slightly going forward. We expect operating margins to expand going forward. The U.S. Packaged Foods...

  • Research Investment Roundtable 2009-2010

    Jane Wollman Rusoff

    The tumultuous first decade of the 21st century is nearly history. Taking the mystery out of the first year of the second are predictions...

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