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David K. Randall

Analysis: Apple's swoon exposes risk lurking in mutual funds

Dec 21 2012

NEW YORK The nearly 28 percent decline in shares of Apple Inc since mid-September isn't just painful to individual shareholders. It's also being felt by investors who chased hot mutual funds that loaded up on Apple as the stock raced to a record $705 per share. | Video

ANALYSIS-Apple's swoon exposes risk lurking in mutual funds

Dec 21 2012

NEW YORK, Dec 21 The nearly 28 percent decline in shares of Apple Inc since mid-September isn't just painful to individual shareholders. It's also being felt by investors who chased hot mutual funds that loaded up on Apple as the stock raced to a record $705 per share.

Top-performing U.S. fund focuses on unloved real estate

Nov 21 2012

NEW YORK During a 2009 trip to Hong Kong, mutual fund portfolio manager Michael McGowan came across two 40-story office towers nearing completion in Kowloon East, a formerly industrial neighborhood across the bay from the city center, that were renting space for about HK$10 ($1.30) per square foot per month.

FUNDVIEW-Top-performing US fund focuses on unloved real estate

Nov 21 2012

NEW YORK, Nov 20 During a 2009 trip to Hong Kong, mutual fund portfolio manager Michael McGowan came across two 40-story office towers nearing completion in Kowloon East, a formerly industrial ne i ghborhood across the bay from the city center, that were renting space for about HK$10 ($1.30) per square foot per month.

Q+A: Hit political blogger Nate Silver on future of predictive modeling

Nov 09 2012

NEW YORK Nate Silver is an oxymoron come to life: the famous statistician.

Hit political blogger Nate Silver on future of predictive modeling

Nov 09 2012

NEW YORK Nate Silver is an oxymoron come to life: the famous statistician.

Q+A: Hit political blogger Nate Silver on future of predictive modeling

Nov 09 2012

NEW YORK, Nov 9 Nate Silver is an oxymoron come to life: the famous statistician.

With sterling call, Nate Silver defines new wave in polling

Nov 07 2012

After correctly predicting the results in 49 of the 50 states that have been called in the U.S. election (Florida remains too close to call), Nate Silver, the statistician behind the popular FiveThirtyEight blog, woke on Wednesday to find himself the poster child of what is sure to be a new data-driven approach to politics.

With sterling call, Nate Silver defines new wave in U.S. polling

Nov 07 2012

After correctly predicting the results in 49 of the 50 states that have been called in the U.S. election (Florida remains too close to call), Nate Silver, the statistician behind the popular FiveThirtyEight blog, woke on Wednesday to find himself the poster child of what is sure to be a new data-driven approach to politics.

Inside the year's best performing small-cap fund

Oct 09 2012

NEW YORK Forget counting the number of cars in a parking lot.

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