All eyes on Pimco’s ETF clone

Pimco, whose Total Return Fund is the biggest Kahuna in the mutual fund world, expects to make just as big a splash with the ETF version of the fund.

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Sachs: The Price of Civilization

anything goes in the pursuit of wealth, with its roots in the 1980’s at least.   As we have seen throughout history and in our own experience, the heirs of other people’s hardship and unearned wealth through luck or birth often become dissolute and corrupt in their later years.

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Iran Sanctions, the Strait of Hormuz and Oil Prices

On New Years Eve, President Obama dropped an “oil bomb.” He signed legislation that effectively prohibits anyone who’s doing business with the United States from doing business with Iran’s central bank.

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Why the Cascade of Downgrades Has Barely Begun

Just a few weeks ago, when leading European politicians feared their countries were going to lose their triple-A ratings, they reacted with anger and venom, tacitly acknowledging that the looming ratings downgrades would be tragic.

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Cement, Concrete and Aggregate Group: EXP

I can’t tell you the Meter’s specific reading because that’s available exclusively to members but I can share with you that there appears to a glimmer of hope, a prospect of a slightly more positive tone after nearly a year of frustrating horizontal action.

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A Place of My Own

I won’t be writing about the personal aspects of the divorce at Get Rich Slowly. In fact, other than some brief background at my personal site, I don’t intend to write it about it on the web at all. Kris and I are both emotional wrecks right now; the wounds are fresh and raw for both of us.

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All You Need to Know About Iran, $200 Oil, and $6.00 Gas

If you’re unsettled by the thought of gasoline at $4.00 a gallon, brace yourself. With tensions between Iran and the West quickly escalating, we could see gas jump to $6.00 a gallon at the pump in a matter of months.

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Kate Middleton Stock Index Outperforms the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Her Royal Highness Princess William, Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strathearn, Baroness Carrickfergus is the official name of Catherine ‘Kate’ Middleton, the wife of Prince William.

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Bam! Bam! Bam! Huge Financial Bombs Just Got Dropped All Over Europe

The European debt crisis has just gone to an entirely new level.  Just when it seemed like things may be stabilizing somewhat, we get news of huge financial bombs being dropped all over Europe.

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Why Weak Earnings Today Could Turn the Bulls Loose Tomorrow

Everybody is hoping for a swell earnings season on the assumption that it will help the markets move higher.However, if history is any guide, weaker earnings may be just what the doctor ordered.Here’s why.

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