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Wall Street is now fretting over the threat of another recession
Breakfast with Benjamin: The word 'recession' is being used openly on Wall Street, in case you needed more proof that the U.S. economy is barely moving forward.
BlackRock proposes shutting stock market down when volatility spikes
Money manager says total trading halt when a certain number of shares stop trading would give traders time to regroup.
Investors facing the dark side of MLP investing
Poor performance could send the income-generating category back to direct investing, where it belongs.
More distressing news for the 'Diva of Distressed' Lynn Tilton
Breakfast with Benjamin: Lynn Tilton is now being charged with 'grossly' mismanaging $100 million in investor assets, which she denies.
Bank of America isn't banking on a 4Q stock market rally
Breakfast with Benjamin: The lack of corporate outlooks this earnings season could be a bad sign for stocks over the next few months.
ETFs having a tough year after roaring 2014
Only 10% in positive territory while at this time last year, 66% of ETFs were up.
A weak outlook for earnings doesn't bode well for stocks
Breakfast with Benjamin: Corporate earnings are expected to decline 4.1%, and the stock market hunkers down for a rough earnings season.
Jackson National to offer DoubleLine smart beta fund in VAs
Smart-beta strategies got their latest seal of approval in the form of a $100 million mandate from variable annuity giant Jackson National, which has added the DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Fund to its menu of VA investment options.
Active fund managers took it on the chin in the third quarter
Breakfast with Benjamin: The third quarter was not kind to active fund managers, with two-thirds unable to beat their benchmarks.
Hillary Clinton's Tweet-induced biotech sell off has created buying opportunity
Sector already feeling wrath of nervous investors, gets second look after presidential contender's comments spark big drop.
Hedge fund marketers have independent advisers in their sights
Breakfast with Benjamin: Now that hedge funds have the green light to market their wares, they're zeroing in on independent advisers.
Advisers pouring more money into smart beta funds
Reports find understanding remains scanty and strategies used don't always match goals.
Emerging-market investors ran to the exits in the third quarter
Breakfast with Benjamin: Investors gave no love to emerging market economies in the third quarter, as they saw the biggest quarterly outflows since 2008.
Biotech beat down weighs on the markets
Breakfast with Benjamin: The biotech stock bloodbath is starting to look like more than just political bluster.
Smart beta and market cap indexing: Better together
It's not an either/or proposition; when combined, the two strategies can achieve broad diversification.