Chinese Funds’ First-Half Rise Outstrips Alternatives

(link to post)Rounding out the category of the top three emerging market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for the first half of this year is another Chinese small-cap fund, iShares MSCI China Small-Cap ETF (ECNS). Rather than focus on any specific market exchange, this fund holds a swath of Chinese small-cap companies. During the Chinese bubble earlier…

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Why Everything You Know About Risk Is Wrong

(link to post) 5:09   Income Investing: MLPs, REITs and Preferred Stocks 8/8/2015 12:15AM Michael Fredericks, a BlackRock portfolio manager, says he’s having trouble finding bargains among MLPs, but likes some overseas real estate investments as well as institutional preferred stock, which can yield more than 5%. 3:53   Why Some Tech Earnings Are Great,…

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Illegal wind turbine leaves green energy entrepreneur spinning in jail

Jay Nygard, (l.), believes harvesting wind energy at his home is his right – even if it drives his neighbors crazy. (Courtesy: Kendall Nygard) A Minnesota green energy entrepreneur has been in jail since Friday all because of a wind turbine that once stood on his property. Jay Nygard, founder of Go Green Energy, built…

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Japan’s Economic Outlook Not as Dreary as Advertised

(link to post)This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. … the news from Japan lately has not been to … the economy shrank in the second quarter and they have strong in the third quarter as well which would qualify as recession Japan might be slightly closer to deflation ……

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ATTACK ON GUN RIGHTS: HR 2546

THE ASSAULT ON GUN RIGHTS IS ON! Here is HR 2546, being considered now in the House. H.R. 2546: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2015 The Firearm Risk Protection Act would mandate liability insurance coverage for gun buyers. It would impose a maximum fine of $10,000 on anyone without liability insurance who buys a firearm…

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Ben Bernanke’s Thoughts on the September FOMC Decision

(link to post) 1:45   Microsoft Unveils First Laptop, New Lumia Phones 10/6/2015 3:32PM New high-end smartphones and an update to the Surface Pro tablet were expected at Microsoft’s New York City press event on Tuesday. The surprise? Surface Book, the company’s very first laptop. Photo: Getty Images 1:23   Walter Cronkite and Hitler’s Urinal…

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Ben Bernanke’s Parting Advice for Janet Yellen

(link to post) 1:45   Microsoft Unveils First Laptop, New Lumia Phones 10/6/2015 3:32PM New high-end smartphones and an update to the Surface Pro tablet were expected at Microsoft’s New York City press event on Tuesday. The surprise? Surface Book, the company’s very first laptop. Photo: Getty Images 1:23   Walter Cronkite and Hitler’s Urinal…

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First Draft: Bernie Sanders Gets First Congressional Endorsement, From Raúl Grijalva

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Ben Bernanke Says Fed Is Doing What It Can on Inflation

(link to post) 1:45   Microsoft Unveils First Laptop, New Lumia Phones 10/6/2015 3:32PM New high-end smartphones and an update to the Surface Pro tablet were expected at Microsoft’s New York City press event on Tuesday. The surprise? Surface Book, the company’s very first laptop. Photo: Getty Images 1:23   Walter Cronkite and Hitler’s Urinal…

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Why is the Left So Afraid of Ben Carson?

The Left really fears Ben Carson Watch what the Left will do because they do this to all of their enemies.  They follow the formula: intentionally mischaracterize something that was said accuse their target of saying something they never said attack their target for saying something they never said >Ben Carson never criticized the victims in…

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