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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...
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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...