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Want High-Yield Exposure? Forget About ETFs

Want High-Yield Exposure? Forget About ETFs

Want High-Yield Exposure? Forget About ETFs by Gershon Distenfeld, AllianceBernstein Have a short-term view on high yield? Maybe an exchange-traded fund (ETF) is right for you. But if you want long-term exposure to this market, ETFs are a terrible choice. […]

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Kahn Brothers Boost Stake In MBIA

Kahn Brothers revealed in its 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that its equity portfolio has a market value of $540,186,470 at the end of the third quarter this year. Kahn Brothers increased positions The registered investment adviser […]

Has The Hedge Funds Industry Lost Its Way?

Has The Hedge Funds Industry Lost Its Way?

Has The Hedge Funds Industry Lost Its Way? by [email protected] For months, the news for the hedge fund industry has been grim. Funds racked up abysmal results last summer, with August showing the biggest monthly loss since October 2008. Then […]

Syria Defining Russia’s Relations With The West

Syria Defining Russia’s Relations With The West

What Russian military intervention in Syria means for the West and how it has affected Russia-West relations in a negative way is something that has got Russian strategists worried and top experts from Russia have highlighted the seriousness of this […]

Ubben Criticizes “Bumpitrage” In ISS On Willis Merger

Ubben Criticizes “Bumpitrage” In ISS On Willis Merger

Jeff Ubben claims that maneuvering over the proposed merger between Towers Watson & Co. and Willis Group Holdings Plc is legitimizing short-term shareholder activism. Ubben, who runs activist fund ValueAct Capital Management, says that the Institutional Shareholder Services’ recommendation that Towers Watson […]