Before I begin, I just wanted to let you all know that today is my final edition of the daily Takeaways - although I will continue to contribute here at Investment News. Thank you all for the emails, and retweets and comments and encouragement. It's been an amazing year as your curator-in-chief here, thanks so much for reading each day!
It's official, August is the worst market month since May 2012. (Bloomberg)
Mutual fund openings and closings. (Morningstar)
You can't be thrilled about this $382 billion in NYSE margin debt right now, just shy of the all-time record. (Pragmatic Capitalism)
How the spotlight is benefiting some media-savvy financial advisors. (Reuters)
One advisor spent the summer marketing to the ultra high net worth in the Hamptons. (WealthManagement.com)
Making money last 100 years. (Think Advisor)
Morgan Stanley not upgrading to BB10 just yet, waiting to see if Palm will make a comeback... (Investment News)
FDIC report: It has never been a better time to be a bank. (ValueWalk)
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