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The Takeaway: This is the rally-killer

By Josh Brown

Aug 16, 2013 @ 12:45 pm (Updated 1:28 pm) EST

Portfolio

Andrew Thrasher: Here's what could really kill the rally:  (Andrew Thrasher)

Citi: Gold miner equities have been terrible investments over the last decade, despite gold's bull market.  (ValueWalk)

Cullen Roche: Don't make this rookie mistake when evaluating a fund.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

Chess: Here's the new S&P 500 trading range.  (iBankCoin)

The Biz

Chatter about Bank of America dissolving the Merrill Lynch brand. Something tells me this story will be walked back.  (Bloomberg)

Meet the new sheriffs in town: SEC, FINRA swear in new commissioners, governors.  (Think Advisor)

Fidelity moves to quell mass dissatisfaction with 401(k) costs, product selection.  (RIA Biz)

Will WalletHub become the "Yelp for financial advisors"? (No, probably not).  (Investment News)

Outliers

Financial fraud, stolen IRA money, suicide and undercover Feds posing as hitmen. A true story.  (Broke and Broker)

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