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    Investors pause but look past Paris attacks, keeping eye on the Fed

    Much to the surprise of some market watchers, investors — and thus, financial markets — Monday looked past the brutal terror attacks in Paris on Friday that left 129 people dead and hundreds injured.

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    Financial markets brace for fallout from the Paris terror attacks

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The financial markets are likely to be swept up in the immediate unrest following Friday's terror attacks in Paris.

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    Bond ETFs can help clients navigate rising rates

    Three ways advisers can utilize bond ETFs to ride out whatever waves the Fed's long-deferred action might kick up.

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    Beyond Fed's (all but certain) rate hike

    Markets are expected to experience some immediate, but short-term, volatility if the Federal Reserve decides to raise interest rates in December.

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    The apolitical Fed is becoming a political target

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Even though it's designed and expected to be apolitical, the Federal Reserve is becoming a popular target of political attacks.

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    Goldman Sachs benches its BRIC strategy

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Brazil, Russia, India and China assets are down 88% since their 2010 peak.

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    Jobs report has the bond market on edge

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The specific things to watch for in today's jobs report that could influence the Fed's decision on interest rates.

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    Ex-Ameriprise adviser gets 7 years in the slammer for bilking clients

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Susan Elizabeth Walker was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for taking over $1 million from clients' accounts.

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    Chinese stocks go from a sell to a buy just like that

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Emerging-markets fund manager who darted out of Chinese stocks at the best possible time is now moving back in.

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    The Fed's monetary policy is making income inequality even worse

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The numbers are in, and it turns out the $12.4 trillion worth of quantitative easing has only worsened inequality.

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    The Fed has lost all credibility with the bond market

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The bond market appears uninterested in the Fed's subtle hints of a looming rate hike next month, or the month after that, or someday, maybe, eventually.

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    Closed-end funds trading at steepest discounts in eight years as investors sell ahead of rate increase

    Strategists say pricing anomalies should be considered buying opportunity as Fed action expected to be small.

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    Carl Icahn campaigns against corporate inversions and for himself

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Carl Icahn's smooth move to try and halt corporate inversions in the name of tax patriotism is, naturally, also pretty good for his own portfolio.

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    El-Erian: Don't be too quick to discount a December Fed rate hike

    El-Erian: Don't be too quick to discount a December Fed rate hike The risk of misreading global and domestic economic context Oct 16, 2015 @ 6:53 am By Mohamed El-Erian + Zoom The fragility of the global economy, weakening conditions in the U.S. and recent statements from some Federal Reserve

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    Investors facing the dark side of MLP investing

    Poor performance could send the income-generating category back to direct investing, where it belongs.