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The Takeaway: Marquee stocks booted out of the Nasdaq 100

By Downtown Josh Brown

Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:42 am (Updated 12:40 pm) EST

PORTFOLIO

Some high profile stocks got booted out of the NASDAQ 100 this year... (Focus On Funds)

On the disconnect between economic forecasts and stock market performance. (The Reformed Broker)

THE BIZ

Why are there $241 million in Apple-linked structured notes floating around out there? What could've been easier to sell than "Apple plus Yield"? (Research Puzzle)

The SEC says this $10 billion fund was cherry-picking the best trades for its own principal's account. (DealBook)

Michael Kitces: Don't sleep on Google+ for advisor blogs. (Nerd's Eye View)

Finra clarifies that Suitability Rule expansion notice. (Investment News)

OUTLIERS

The irrelevance of the ratings agencies, by the numbers. (Bloomberg)

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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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