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The Reformed Broker, Josh Brown, distills the best of the web each day – and offers some sage advice on social media along the way.

The Takeaway: Oh joy — it's market garbage time!

The best post-Holiday reads for advisers and the people who love them

By Josh Brown

Dec 26, 2012 @ 12:12 pm (Updated 2:29 pm) EST

Portfolio

Is making intelligent choices about retirement income generation easier than creating alpha? (Morningstar)

Prepare yourselves for Garbage Time market action. (The Reformed Broker)

Four new ALPS strategy-focused ETFs co-branded with Goldman Sachs. (Financial Planning)

The Biz

"This month, the agency is in the final phases of testing software that will stream real-time trade data into its headquarters near Union Station, helping regulators better grasp the market's plumbing. The technology should go live in early 2013, at a cost of $2.5 million for the year." (Washington Post)

Bill Cohan: Time to shut down UBS, it deserves the Death Penalty. (Bloomberg)

Who are the largest RIA-custodying firms by number of clients? Funny you should ask... (Investment News)

Outliers

It's the feel-good story of the year - retail investors have missed $200 billion in gains thanks to their hatred for stocks. (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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RT @ryanw47: .@newsfromIN Great post. My FA comes from an int'l affairs and East Asian studies background. Urbane guy with a broad worldvie?
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