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Q1 Corporate Bond Issuance Sets Record

April 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Treasury departments at American corporations have been busy, issuing a record $202 billion in investment-grade bonds in the first quarter, up from $112...
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Market Commentary – Noon

March 30, 2001 - Stocks are churning in a narrow range, with blue chips showing some strength in end-of-quarter portfolio adjusting. The broader list is struggling as the...
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Market Commentary – Noon

March 29, 2001 - Stocks struggled for direction in moderate trading as money managers adjusted their portfolios before the end of the first quarter amid uncertainty about prospects...
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Net Fund Outflows in February

March 29, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The nation's stock funds suffered a net outflow in February, as investors pulled money out of aggressive growth and international funds.
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Value Back in Vogue

March 28, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - "Value funds are back in vogue," according to Financial Research Corp., which noted a $7.2 billion investment in those funds in February.
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Market Commentary – Noon

March 27, 2001 - Stocks are climbing and bonds are plunging as March consumer confidence unexpectedly rose to 117.0 from February's 109.2, which was revised upward from 106.8,...
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Market Commentary – Noon

March 26, 2001 - Blue chip stock indices are soaring in a carryover of Friday's rally, with financials, computers, telecoms, oils, and defense issues leading the day.
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UITs Add Another $3.5 Billion in February

March 21, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Unit investment trusts pulled in another $3.52 billion in February, and now total $7.82 billion according to the Investment Company Institute (ICI).
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Fund Favorites Slip in February

March 22, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Investors pulled a record amount from US stock mutual funds in February - more than $11 billion - according to Lipper.
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Fed Rate Cut Could Help Participants

March 20, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Participants could get a break on their loan accounts, as banks adjust their prime rates to match Tuesday's lowering of the federal funds...
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SEC OKs Expanded NYSE Trading Disclosures

March 16, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the New York Stock Exchange's proposal to expand stock-market information. The move is expected to improve...