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'Fire and fury' precedes biggest stock outflows in 10 weeks: BAML

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LONDON Threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to rain down "fire and fury" on North Korea preceded the biggest equity outflows in 10 weeks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) data showed on Friday.

U.S. high-yield fund withdrawals largest since March: Lipper

Aug 17 2017

NEW YORK Investors recoiled during a turbulent week for markets, pulling the most cash from high-yield bond funds since March and billions more from stock funds, Lipper data for U.S.-based funds showed on Thursday.

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Libor-tracking investments hit U.S. exchanges; complexity a worry

Aug 16 2017

NEW YORK Investors who place wagers on the direction of interest rates got a new set of U.S.-listed investment products on Wednesday, but their complexity may prove an obstacle to them gaining broad acceptance.

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Fund flows show investors' reticence on U.S. stocks

Aug 16 2017

NEW YORK Investors flooded U.S.-based taxable-bond funds with $7.9 billion during the latest week, Investment Company Institute (ICI) data showed on Wednesday, a 36th straight week of inflows that shows investors further stepping back from domestic stocks.

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ETFs are hot everywhere but workplace retirement plans

Aug 15 2017

NEW YORK Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group.

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Some Soros Fund holdings may profit if stocks fall: SEC filings

Aug 14 2017

NEW YORK Soros Fund Management LLC, whose billionaire chairman said earlier this year that markets would stumble given the uncertainty surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump, recently held positions that could profit if the financial markets falter, U.S. regulatory filings showed on Monday.

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Gold rally is fueled by Trump's tweets, but that's not enough: Russell

Aug 14 2017

LAUNCESTON, Australia Gold's rally in recent weeks may be its first boosted by Twitter, but for the gains to sustain it will likely take more than just the ramping up of global geopolitical tensions amid bellicose tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump.

U.S. stock funds post largest withdrawals in five weeks: Lipper

Aug 10 2017

NEW YORK U.S. fund investors reduced their exposure to stocks and bought bonds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, as saber-rattling between the United States and North Korea appeared to shake investor sentiment.

Pimco Income Fund, overseen by Ivascyn, attracts $2.65 billion inflows in July

Aug 10 2017

NEW YORK The Pimco Income Fund, overseen by group chief investment officer Dan Ivascyn, attracted inflows of $2.65 billion in July, bringing the fund's total net assets to $92 billion, Morningstar data showed on Thursday.

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Investors eye tracking differences, liquidity as bond ETFs balloon

Aug 10 2017

LONDON Focus has sharpened on how exchange-traded bond funds react to market shocks after recent wobbles showed some performing out of line with the assets they are designed to mirror.

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Frankfurt and Dublin make bankers feel wanted in battle for Brexit jobs

LONDON/DUBLIN "I'm here to send you the regards of the Federal Chancellor. I am entitled to tell you we want you in Germany." This private message from Angela Merkel, delivered by a regional politician to Wall Street bankers last year, is having the desired effect. | Video