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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...
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Participants Eye Fed, Buy High?

February 5, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Participants had their eye on the markets in January, but might be buying high and selling low, according to transfer activity reflected in...
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Janus Tops Fund Sales Despite Troubles

January 29, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Despite a rocky year, Janus replaced Vanguard as the best-selling fund family in 2000, pulling in $37.03 billion in new money, according to...
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NASDAQ Moves Closer to Major Restructuring

Jan. 25, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The NASDAQ stock market has moved a step closer to its planned reorganization and re-capitalization which was overwhelmingly supported by the NASD membership...
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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...