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The Dissent in Jones v. Harris Associates – Defending Gartenberg, Requesting Review

The renowned legal minds of 7th Circuit judges Frank Easterbrook and Richard Posner have clashed again, this time over the validity and applicability of the Gartenberg approach to claims of excessive mutual fund management fees. Judge Easterbrook, currently chief judge of the 7th Circuit, served on the panel that issued a per curiam opinion in Jones v. Harris Associates, 527 F.3d 627 (7th Cir. 2008) in May 19, 2008. In that case, the judicial panel dismissed the Gartenberg standard that has been relied upon by courts, practitioners and fund managers for more than 25 years.

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Mutual funds performance evaluation in india

Just before a week SBI mutual fund declared dividend for its tax saving evergreen scheme “SBI Magnum Tax Gain Scheme”, again it has declared dividend for its another 2 schemes. The other two schemes are “SBI Magnum Balanced Fund” and “SBI Magnum Sector Funds Umbrella – Emerging Business Fund”.

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SEC and FSA: living with two masters

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved rules that implement the Dodd-Frank Act Title IV requirements, bringing many non-US hedge fund and private equity managers under its oversight from March 30, 2012; this is even where they have no, or very limited, activities in the U.S.

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Why Crowdfunding Real Estate is better than a REIT?

Crowdfunding Real Estate, REIT, Property Investment

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Redemption should not be tied with Markets Performance

When markets are at their peak, the need to redeem shouldn’t cross your mind. Fund managers are supposed to understand market trends better, sell the overvalued stocks ...

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The Benefits of Marketing Your Hedge Fund

Learn more about the importance of good marketing for your hedge fund firm and other investments.

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Stock Market Astrology XII

about stock market astrology, a blend of Fundamental Analysis and Predictive Astrology. Based on the transits of Jupiter; who is the financial planet

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Fund Managers On The Move and Your Strategic Asset Allocation

Recent research by Citywire, a leading fund research firm, has revealed that the average fund will only retain its fund management team for two-and-a-half-years. The analysis, which concentrates on UK funds, is the most comprehensive conducted yet and includes 5 years of data. The survey examined 1,741 funds and found that over the 5 years to the end of August there were 3,440 manager moves.

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Market Risk – Not To Be Ignored or Overlooked

The first of a two part article…. Fund managers, whether they be equity or bond traders, know all too well that returns are not simply a result of their asset selection prowess.

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Is business acumen a substitute for leadership?

If the top of an organisation is full of people with business or technical skills but little grasp of how to manage people, problems can quickly ensue. Because running a business is not just about the balance sheet.

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What does Gordon Gekko Trade?

Gordon Gekko style traders make insane amounts of money by venturing into areas others are scared of like penny stock, foreign markets, and futures. Don’t be scared, learn about them for yourself.

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Why Invest in Equity Funds of Reliance Mutual Fund?

Are you looking for investments in Reliance Mutual Fund? Read the above article for the brief information.

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Why Fund Managers Get Rich Managing Your Money

Ever wondered who paid for all that advertising on those fancy brochures enticing you to invest your money with them. That’s because they want your money! They want those funds to get bigger and better because that’s why fund managers get rich managing your money.

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Be Smart - Be a Passive Investor

One of the first things we come across when we take on a new client is starting to make sense of the collection of policies and investments they have. They are usually in a pile somewhere and tend to consist of many different funds across several providers. Almost without exception, their investment plans include 'active fund manager' investments. The values vary, but 100,000 to 250,000 is not uncommon.

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