Tag Archives: Mutual funds
Posted on 17. Apr, 2012 by Wilensky.
These Apple charts from Business Insider are getting more and more interesting.. With all the headlines touting AAPL as hedge fund’s number one holding, it’s a bit startling to see how small a slice of the company they actually control. Looks like wirehouse brokers couldn’t have found an easier story to pitch to their clients..
Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by Maxwell Leary.
Money-market mutual funds, those havens of safety for investors during tumultuous times, are facing their own pressures as interest rates continue to decline.
The funds, which historically aimed to provide higher yields than bank deposits without risk of losses, are waiving fees and consolidating—or closing their doors altogether. The drop Thursday on the 10-year Treasury to below 2% in intraday trading provided fresh bad news for the funds.
Money-market funds once were profit machines, collecting $13 billion in fees at their peak in 2008. But they have seen their revenues shrivel by 65% over the past three years as short-term …
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