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China A-shares: What Emerging Market Equity Investors Need to Know
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China A-shares: What Emerging Market Equity Investors Need to Know

China is set to become a larger piece of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index with the introduction of A-shares

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Volatile Markets: An Opportunity for Active Managers to Earn Their Keep?

During February, it was difficult to miss coverage of the downward trend in equity markets, which accelerated into a slump at the beginning of the month. 

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Is a Trade War on the Horizon?

The White House just declared its long-awaited opening salvo on its trade policy. Using the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 section 232 authority, President Trump announced his intention to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports of 10% and 25%, respectively.

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Pointing Investors in the Wrong Direction:
The Problem with Watching the Dow

What does a drop in the Dow really mean for your portfolio?

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The Financial System and Corporate Governance Impacts of Passive Management

The rapid rise in investors’ use of low cost equity indexing is helping investors implement increasingly cost-effective equity investment programs.

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