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BlackRock plans new active sector ETFs curated by robots

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NEW YORK BlackRock Inc is turning to the robots for its next big investment idea.

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Despite Amazon, brick stores are not dead yet

Nov 18 2017

NEW YORK Just in time for the Black Friday kick-off to holiday season shopping, stock market investors have been handed tools to bet on the decline of brick-and-mortar retail.

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Big-name investors focusing on disruption in food, utilities in '18

Nov 17 2017

NEW YORK Retail, utilities, restaurants and financial services should all brace for more disruption in the year ahead, according to big-name investors who took part in the Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit in New York this week.

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Cartica's Barger says firm looking for new investments in Brazil

Nov 16 2017

NEW YORK - Cartica Management LLC is looking for investment opportunities among Brazilian companies, aiming to profit from the volatility in the run-up to the 2018 presidential election, founder and Chief Executive Teresa Barger said on Thursday.

U.S. junk bond funds post fourth-biggest week of outflows ever: Lipper

Nov 16 2017

NEW YORK U.S. fund investors walloped high-yield funds with their biggest week of withdrawals since March, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

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Bitcoin is a bubble, no plans to short-sell: Japan Post Bank CIO

Nov 16 2017

TOKYO Bitcoin <BTC=BTSP> is in a bubble and its fair value should be around $100, or about 99 percent below the current level, Katsunori Sago, chief investment officer of Japan Post Bank said on Thursday.

S&P, MSCI to blend telecom, media stocks in one sector

Nov 15 2017

A stock market index revamp could put the FANG stocks under one roof.

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U.S. fund investors snub domestic stocks

Nov 15 2017

NEW YORK U.S. investors dashed into funds that buy stocks outside the country at the fastest pace since July, while pulling money out of domestic equities, Investment Company Institute (ICI) data showed on Wednesday.

Deutsche Bank hires specialist to head U.S. ETF trading division

Nov 15 2017

NEW YORK Deutsche Bank AG's U.S. securities division has hired a veteran of the exchange-traded fund (ETF) business to manage sales in the growing sector, according to a person familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

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Payments company Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

Nov 15 2017

Payments company Square Inc said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year.

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Hong Kong tribunal fines HSBC private bank $51 million for Lehman-linked products

HONG KONG A Hong Kong tribunal on Tuesday imposed a record fine of HK$400 million ($51 million) on the private banking unit of HSBC in a case related to the sale of Lehman Brothers-linked structured financial products between 2003 and 2008.