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Short Sellers Strong in February

March 15, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was down 0.6% in February, but the results of the nine style-driven sub-indices varied widely in the midst...
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NASDAQ Decimal Pilot Launches

March 12, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Despite continued concerns from institutional investors, NASDAQ will launch its first pilot wave of decimal pricing today for 15 securities.
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Participants "Bond" With Bonds in February

March 6, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Participants made a slow, but steady push toward less volatile investments in February, shifting money from equities to bonds, stable value and money...
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Funds Fear Low Voltage in California

March 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In an effort to reduce their exposure to California energy utilities, three mutual funds sold commercial paper issued by the utilities in an...
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Bank Group Seeks to Curb Forex Speculation

February 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In response to financial crises over the past few years, a group of international banks has issued "best practice" guidelines, hoping they will...
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Junk Bond Recovery Predicted

February 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The junk bond market may be ready to rebound, based on some measures, according to Standard & Poor's.
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Markets Cut Into Record Fund Flows

February 20, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Record inflows of cash to equity funds last year were not enough to overcome the market slump, as total equity fund assets dipped...
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NYSE Pushing for "Nickelization"

February 15, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is planning to ask the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to trade in 5-cent price increments rather than...
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New Bond Issue Portal Starts

February 15, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new internet service linking issuers of and customers for new bond offerings was launched today by six of Wall Street's leading securities...
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Stock Futures Debuting Strong in London

February 14, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan sponsors with select European and US stock exposures now have a new tool at their disposal: stock futures which were launched January...
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Money Managers Unhappy with Decimalization

February 13, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Some institutional money managers are complaining about Wall Street's decade-long decision to finally implement decimal pricing, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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ETFs Expand Rapidly in 2000

February 9, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, totaled $65.6 billion at the end of 2000, according to the Investment Company Institute (ICI) which has begun tracking...