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CURRENT INSIGHTS

Don’t Judge an Asset By Its Cover
Jim Murchie, Energy Income Partners
November 2014
Many MLPs are riskier than you may believe, so careful selection is critical, says Jim Murchie of Energy Income Partners   Read More
The Problem with Go-Anywhere Bond Funds
Mike Temple, Pioneer Investments
November 2014
Pioneer’s Mike Temple explains why and how the unconstrained bond category is a potentially misunderstood segment of the mutual fund market   Read More
Are Abe’s Arrows Still on Target?
Julian McManus, Janus Capital
September 2014
Fiscal and monetary easing helped to revive Japan’s economy and stock market, but further progress is needed to cement the gains, says Julian McManus of Janus Capital   Read More
A Potent Mix for Mergers
Roy Behren and Mike Shannon of Westchester Capital Management
September 2014
Low rates, high stock prices and full corporate coffers provide an ideal backdrop for surging activity, say Roy Behren and Mike Shannon of Westchester Capital Management   Read More
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PAST INSIGHTS

Putnam’s Michael Salm believes that a spike in interest rates is on tap for 2014—and that fixed-income investors should tread carefully   Read More
A favorable economic backdrop may allow small-cap growth stocks to continue to do well, even after last year’s huge rally, says Scott Tracy of RS Investments   Read More
Given the stream of M&A deals, spin-offs, recapitalizations and regulatory changes, it’s a great time to be an event-driven investor, says John Orrico of Water Island Advisors   Read More
Nuveen’s John Miller and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s John Dillon deconstruct the municipal bond market’s performance and discuss what could lie ahead   Read More
RECENT INSIGHTS

Sectors are big drivers of stock-market return, a Fidelity study found. So why don’t they play a bigger role when it comes to building a portfolio?   Read More
Waddell & Reed’s Kimberly Scott—a portfolio manager at Ivy Funds, a W&R subsidiary—says the category tends to offer both growth potential and stability   Read More
Portfolio manager Tom Marsico, who sub-advises a SunAmerica fund, believes that solid, large-cap growth stocks will continue to flourish in today’s low-inflation environment   Read More
Flexibility, liquidity and, at times, wide discounting can make closed-end funds ideal for managing unconstrained portfolios, says James Trainor of Newgate Capital   Read More
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