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Environmental services draws investor attention

725 views | Apr 13, 2014

Progress, the needs of an expanding population and globalization bode well for the environmental services sector, which is a $55 billion industry, spanning everything from protecting the water supply to the disposal of nuclear waste.

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SEC turns gaze to municipals

917 views | Apr 13, 2014

Scrutiny is welcome as muni bonds have long been a choice vehicle for tax-free income.

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Higher tax rates fail to dent economic growth

944 views | Apr 13, 2014

As the political fight over raising taxes for high-income Americans fades, so are predictions for negative economic fallout. The first boost in marginal income rates in 20 years is already reducing the U.S. budget deficit without tipping the economy into recession.

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A better TIC?

2,231 views | Apr 13, 2014

Newfangled private placements called DSTs offer some improvements to TICs, many of which backfired during the financial crisis, but DSTs still carry high costs and are illiquid. Bruce Kelly has the story.

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Worried about stocks? High-yield bonds have room to run

1,351 views | Apr 15, 2014

Take Five with BlackRock's James Keenan, who says risks to the asset class include central bank policy.

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Finra gets arbitration process back on track in Puerto Rico

1,552 views | Apr 14, 2014

After several months of deliberations, Finra has expanded its pool of arbitrators and is ready to move forward with the hundreds of complaints related to collapses in Puerto Rico bond funds. That doesn't necessarily mean smooth sailing.

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Investors warming up to equities a little late in the game

762 views | Apr 14, 2014

They're even interested in international stocks, survey finds.

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