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Internet Investment Fuels Q4 ETF Surge

January 25, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Investment in exchange traded funds (ETFs) soared more than 50% during the fourth quarter and now totals nearly $71 billion, as the mutual...
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Hedge Funds End 2000 On A Strong Note

January 16, 2001(PLANSPONSOR.com) - Hedge fund diversification paid off for institutional investors last year, according to the CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index. The index finished the year up 4.8%,...
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Hedge Funds Rack Up Gains in 2000

January 9, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Hedge funds managed to outperform broader US equity markets for the second year in a row, as measured by the Hennessee Hedge Fund...
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S&P Indices Reclassified

January 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Standard & Poor's has completed the reclassification of its US indices, including the S&P 500, shifting to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS),...
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Value-Able Funds Make 2000 Comeback

January 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Proving the value of portfolio diversification, value funds made a comeback in 2000, according to mutual fund tracker Lipper.
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A Rough Year for Global Stock Markets

December 28, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Just six of the world's top 38 stock market indices posted gains over the past year, according to calculations by Merrill Lynch. China's...
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NASDAQ Settlement Checks Are In the Mail

December 26, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Settlement proceeds from the record $1.027 billion NASDAQ Market Makers antitrust litigation are reportedly in the mail - but it could be a...
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Q3 Hedge Flows Rebound Sharply

December 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Hedge fund investment underwent a dramatic turnaround in the third quarter, with $4.2 billion in net new investment, contrasted with a $4.9 billion...
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MSCI Changes Index Methodologies

December 10, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Today MSCI announced changes to its equity indexes that could set off a series of transactions totaling billions as pension benchmark portfolios realign...