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The Takeaway: The futility of active management

Feb 20, 2013 @ 1:22 pm

By Josh Brown


Bob Farrell's 10 Investing Rules - Visualized! (Street Talk Live)

The futility of active management. (Capital Spectator)

Americans are going to blame the GOP for sequestration. (Washington Post)

Goldman's asset managers are finding overlooked growth names in the small cap space. (Barron's)

Get to know SMID - the stability of mid caps combined with the sex appeal of small caps. (AllianceBernstein)

The Biz

When your client cuts your face time in half. (Trusted Advisor)

Why Vanguard is staying out of the junk bond ETF war. (Investment News)

Survey of financial advisers finds that a majority expect their clients to push back retirement. (FA Magazine)

The Challenge: One in five US seniors outspends his or her savings by more than 50%! (Financial Planning)


All aboard! The Goldman Sachs ferries to and from New Jersey have officially set sail! (DealBook)


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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