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The Fine Line Between Diversification And Over Diversification

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Diversification is an important investment strategy that helps investors reduce overall portfolio risk. It does so by allocating investments across various asset classes that have low correlation.  482 more words

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Retail Stocks End May With Whimper, But Are Up for Year

May ended on a slightly bitter note for U.S. stocks, which were dogged by higher oil prices, returning concerns of a rate hike and pre-summer profit-taking. 526 more words

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MetLife Suit Raises Questions of Extent of Corporate Liability by VICTORIA FINKLE


By VICTORIA FINKLE

Victims of a Ponzi scheme have sued MetLife, claiming it failed to oversee brokers selling products connected to the insurance giant.

Published: May 30, 2016 at 08:00PM… 11 more words

Under Armour Cuts Outlook as Sports Authority Declares Bankruptcy

Under Armour Inc. updated its outlook for the full-year 2016 and for the second quarter due to the bankruptcy of Sports Authority.

When the athletic giant reported first-quarter earnings, it didn’t believe the company’s exposure to its receivables from the sports retailer would be material and said it would continue to support… 216 more words

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Shopping Ban: 11th Month Review

I can’t believe I’ve been doing this for 11 months. It’s surreal that I have managed to track so many details, refocus where I spend my money, and save more at the end of the day, while still enjoying life. 877 more words

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A Look Ahead at the Next Recession by EDUARDO PORTER


By EDUARDO PORTER

At the Brookings Institution recently, Shaun Donovan, Lawrence H. Summers and Eduardo Porter discussed the lessons learned from the Great Recession.

Published: May 31, 2016 at 08:00PM… 11 more words