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ETFs Bounce Back from Slump in March

April 27, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The combined assets of the nation's exchange-traded funds (ETFs) rose 2.6% in March to $66.03 billion at month-end, up from a revised $64.34...
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Unemployment Claims at Record High

April 26, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Initial claims for unemployment insurance increased by 4.6% from the previous week's total of 390,000 to a new five-year record of 408,000.
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AXA Launches European ETF

April 25, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - AXA Investment Managers plans to list a new European exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 index.
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Fund Lemons Leave Bitter Taste

April 24, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Investors should jettison underperforming funds in order to raise cash for better investing days ahead -- even if those funds come from the...
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Delaware Trims Mutual Fund Range

April 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In the face of declining markets, Delaware investments has announced plans to eliminate 14 of its retail mutual funds this year.
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UK Pension Funds at 20 Year Lows

April 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - So far, 2001 has been a brutal year for UK pension fund mangers, with returns languishing at levels not seen since 1974.
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Initial Unemployment Claims Moderate

April 19, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Initial unemployment insurance claims moderated slightly in the week ending April 14, falling to 385,000 from the previous week's five year high of...
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Fed Cuts Rates To Spark Economy

April 18, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve has cut short-term US interest rates a half percentage point to try to spark the nation's...
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Hedge Funds Slip a Bit In March

April 18, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index dipped a comparatively small -0.3% in March, according to Roland Lorenzo, president and chief operating officer of Credit...
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MSCI Indices Reweighted

April 12, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) has moved Greece to its developed market index from its emerging market index and added Egypt and Morocco...
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Unemployment Claims Hit Five Year Peak

April 12, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan sponsors might find it a bit easier to find workers these days, at least according to data released today by the Department...
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Tax Pain Index Rises

April 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - While qualified plan investments may be shielded, the tax "pain" of mutual fund ownership rose 9.5% last year, according to a new report.
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Funds Fold At Record Pace in 2000

April 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A record 225 mutual funds liquidated last year, and 40 have already folded in 2001, according to a study by Wiesenberger Thomson Financial.