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The Takeaway: An alt asset class plunges, mutual funds to go red and blue, and more

By Downtown Josh Brown

Nov 15, 2012 @ 1:36 pm (Updated 2:43 pm) EST

PORTFOLIO

About the big Fiscal Cliff freakout in MLP shares and funds. (Barron's)

How hilariously quaint are those stocks/bonds/cash recommendations from Wall Street strategists? (Research Puzzle)

Lots of Cartoon Pundits sold you the "chase for performance" bull thesis. I hope you ignored it. (The Reformed Broker)

The drop-off in retail sales, while not large, squares perfectly with the exhausted recovery theme. (Alhambra)

THE BIZ

On the regulatory front - Pros say they wouldn't worry about anyone getting anything done. (AdvisorOne)

... although, 2012 has already seen 734 enforcement actions, with a renewed focus on investment advisors. (Financial Planning)

Coming soon: Red and Blue mutual funds, so idiots can lose even more money by betting with their political beliefs than ever before! (Dealbreaker)

OUTLIERS

17 great proverbs about money - print this out and tack it to the fridge. (AAAMP Blog)

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Disclaimer: Joshua Brown is an investment advisor representative with Fusion Analytics. The content above is for informational purposes only, nothing here should ever be construed as investment advice or a solicitation to trade any securities. Mr. Brown or his firm may be long or short securities mentioned above for client or personal accounts at any time.

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