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Many MLPs are riskier than you may believe, so careful selection is critical, says Jim Murchie of Energy Income Partners Read More
Pioneer’s Mike Temple explains why and how the unconstrained bond category is a potentially misunderstood segment of the mutual fund market Read More
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
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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
Bond Investors: Prepare for a Rate Hike
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
Still Enjoying the Little Things
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
A Potent Mix for Mergers
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
Thinking Outside the Style Box
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
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