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    Markets are bracing for a rough start to the week

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Why investors are bracing for a rough start to the week. Plus: The SEC hones in on hedge funds, rethinking stock buyback programs, trading stocks on your phone, and using your phone to break bad habits

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    PE giant Carlyle Group is eyeing the retail investor market and liquid alts

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Private equity giant wants in on liquid alts. Plus: QE might have a fueled high-inflation cycle, the small-cap stock ride is ending, time to get some defense in that portfolio, and the poor outlook for the long-term unemployed

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    Say what? Most Americans feel like they've missed the market's historic bull run

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Why most Americans feel they've missed the market's historic bull run. Plus: Warren E. Buffett offers retirement advice, playing defense with luxury goods, Candy Crush at $21 a share, comparing QE to the telegraph, and Ackman's never-ending obsession with Herbalife

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    KKR ducks away from the retail market

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Private equity giant KKR finds expanding beyond the HNW crowd is not so easy and shuts two retail-focused funds. Plus: Gold jumps on Yellen preview, fund manager changes lead to Morningstar updates, Barclays cuts 12,000 jobs, and another day, another Obamacare delay.

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    Hedge funds, private equity chasing retail investors but fees are high and returns aren't

    Once the domain of institutions and ultra wealthy, hedge funds and private equity funds are seeking ways to tap into the huge pot of 401(k) assets. But given their high fees and so-so returns, investors may be better off avoiding them.

  4. Articles

    Goldman calls stock market lofty by most measures

    Today's Breakfast with Benjamin includes: Goldman's stock market call, a closer look at Fed policy, lawyers pick apart Volcker rule, retailers and cyber security, combining IRAs, and how not to ignore your client's wife.

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    Be smart about "smart money"

    They don't label the “smart money” as such for nothing. As a group, that class of investor includes institutions such as pension funds, sovereign-wealth funds, endowments and even some ultrahigh-net-worth family offices.

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    Private-equity giants set their sights on alternatives for mom and pop

    The scramble to gain assets has come to this: Private-equity firms are lining up to court retail investors. The Carlyle Group last week became the latest P-E giant to unveil plans to offer its investing cache to the masses when it filed to launch its first liquid alternatives mutual funds. It joins

  7. Articles

    Big PE firms facing $1B settlement in collusion case

    Plus: Asian markets are charging, hitting a year-end financial high note, how to use bond ETFs, Amex gets stung, and apps for getting fit. Check out Breakfast with Benjamin.

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    Whistle-blower tries to shed light on private-equity transaction fees

    Insider says buyout firms rake in dough for acting as brokers for takeover targets.

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    Mountain of money in nontraded REITs continues to hold Wall Street's attention

    Wall Street continues to intensify its loving gaze on the domain of independent broker-dealers and the alternative investments they're selling. This time, the Street's sights are on nontraded REITs.

  10. Articles

    Raymond James offers alts to RIAs

    Access to PE, real estate, hedge funds, managed futures and alternative mutual funds coming next month.

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    Reg D advertising for public gets OK

    The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a rule last week that will allow advertising for private-placement securities offerings.

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    Now, retail investors can get a P-E buzz – without the hangover

    Private-equity firms marketing retail-oriented funds that don't require decade-long lockup

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    PE's new source: Wealth managers

    Investors know all about The Blackstone Group LP, The Carlyle Group LP and TPG Capital LP. They expect these giant private-equity shops to reap outsize returns on bold, imaginative deals.

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