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13F Watch: Managers Add Financials and Trim Energy as Hedge Funds Remain under Fire

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In the second quarter of 2013, institutional investors added to their equity holdings in the financial sector while reducing their exposure to energy stocks. Among the most widely held stocks, portfolio managers as a group added to positions in Microsoft, General Motors, Cisco, and Intel, and trimmed positions in Pfizer, Oracle, General Electric, and AT&T. Read more

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Weekend Reads for Investors: Waiting on the Central Bankers

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Second quarter earnings reporting season is wrapping up and companies so far have delivered the goods, or at least met the diminished expectations of investors. Most major stock indices in Europe and the US surged higher in July, but the enthusiasm for stocks may have had more to do with the dovish policies of central bankers than company fundamentals. And recent indications from US Federal Reserve officials that a tapering of their easy money program may come this fall should be cause for concern. Read more

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Book Review: Hedge Fund Market Wizards

Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win

This fourth book in the Market Wizards series includes 15 interviews with hedge fund traders. It details many variations regarding which markets to trade in, what time frame to incorporate, and how to use information. The wizards trade in all markets, including futures, options, equities, and bonds. Read more

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