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Tactical Asset Allocation in May [0.17]

Posted on June 2, 2017, 7:37 a.m. by AllocateSmartly @ [source]

This is a summary of the recent performance of a wide range of excellent tactical asset allocation strategies. The two top performing strategies were only recently added to the members’ section: Classical Asset Allocation (CAA) Defensive and Offensive.

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ETF League Table As Of June 1, 2017 [0.04]

Posted on June 2, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]


It can be really interesting and exciting to research the markets and test different ideas but at some stage we need to decide if the strategy is ready for live trading.

How do we avoid getting bogged down in research?

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Daily News: TRUMP TO WORLD: DROP DEAD [0.09]

Posted on June 2, 2017, 2:30 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]


Reframing the Concept of Risk [0.11]

Posted on June 2, 2017, 12:32 a.m. by A Wealth of Common Sense @ [source]

My wife and I were in a hospital room a few weeks ago waiting to go into the operating room for her c-section for the birth of our twins. But this doctor had a great closing line before he exited the room to give us some perspective on the situation.

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When you think of basketball games, only the NBA series comes into your mind. There is also a quick arcade option, where you can include basketball legends in your team.

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Free Friday #17 – Would you trade this? [0.08]

Posted on June 1, 2017, 11:15 p.m. by Build Alpha @ [source]

First, let’s go over the strategy. The strategy was designed using GBPAUD spot data and only has three rules to determine entry.

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Three Steps to Effective Decisions [0.24]

Posted on June 1, 2017, 10 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Making an important decision is never easy, but making the right decision is even more challenging. Effective decision-making isn’t just about accumulating information and going with what seems to make the most sense.

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A Revised Radical [None]

Posted on June 1, 2017, 9:30 p.m. by The Grumpy Economist @ [source]


Companies in this category provide tools that range from alternative trading systems to financial modeling and analysis software. In response, fintech companies are attacking all parts of the capital markets value chain hoping to increase efficiency and reduce opacity in financial services.

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Bogle’s 7 Tips For Investors [0.10]

Posted on June 1, 2017, 6:30 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

John Bogle, founder of Vanguard and the creator of index mutual funds, has a word or two of advice for investors everywhere.

The tips are part of an extensive essay Bogle wrote for the CFA Institute on balancing professional and business values.

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Released today by the Financial Planning Association, the 2017 Trends in Investing Survey tackled the issue of investor portfolio diversification for the first time and it showed a distinct lack of appetite for even more diversification. Additionally, 27 percent say today's market conditions make diversification difficult.

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Unlike actively managed mutual funds — where a professional picks the individual holdings of a fund — ETFs track indexes, making them passively managed. That's compared to 20 percent planning to increase their use of mutual funds and 19 percent for individual stocks.

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Fixed Income Factors Work Too [0.17]

Posted on June 1, 2017, 4 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article features Rusty Vanneman, chief investment officer of Omaha, Nebraska-based CLS Investments.

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By incorporating available technologies, redeploying employees and reimagining processes, companies can dramatically increase performance and greatly reduce costs.

McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) research suggests that companies can automate at least 30 percent of the activities in about 60 percent of all occupations by using technologies available today.

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