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Woodward and Berstein
26 Sep 2016

When Did Reporters Become Wimps?

The current presidential election represents both a new nadir in national electoral politics and in the journalism that is covering it. Not since the days of Yellow Journalism in the late-1800s when sensationalism dominated over factual reporting has the press been so divided and partisan.  But the added twist today

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The horses are out of control
22 Sep 2016

Wells Fargo: Buy, Sell or Nationalize?

Pity the poor equity analysts. When faced with making their final formalized, profound analyst recommendations after extensive number crunching and model analysis, the analysts only can make three conclusions: buy, sell or hold.  Of course, this can be modified by a “strong” or “weak” recommendation, but maybe there are more

Chuck Epstein 0
23 Aug 2016

New Version of How 401(k) Fees Destroy Wealth and What Investors Can Do To Protect Themselves Now Available

Now available on Amazon and Kindle:   How 401(k) Fees Destroy Wealth and What Investors Can Do to Protect Themselves List Price: $15.95 6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm) Black & White on White paper 282 pages ISBN-13: 978-1477657997 ISBN-10: 1477657991 BISAC: Business & Economics / Personal Finance / Retirement

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Paul Schott Stevens, ICI president
15 Jun 2016

Vanguard Bucks the Industry Trend By Lowering Fund Expenses

  Vanguard, the industry’s biggest proponent of lowering fees and expense rations for its mutual funds and ETFs, continues to remain far ahead of the industry by announcing that it has reduced fees again. In a May 26, 2016 release, Vanguard said: “Vanguard investors saved $71 million as a result

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John Oliver
14 Jun 2016

Mutual Fund Fees Get Scathing TV Review from John Oliver

In the show (see video), Oliver created a 401(k) for his show’s employees.  The show’s producer chose John Hancock as the plan provider, who charged an asset management fees of 1.69%, on top of a $24 per-person annual fee and other fund fees. In addition, Hancock an unnamed intermediary broker

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Donald Trump
04 Jun 2016

Trump’s Attack of “Mexican” Judge Similar to His Attack on Securities Analyst in 1990

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump’s public vindictiveness and pettiness should be well-known to the American public by now. In the most recent episode (and there will be more to come), Trump criticized Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who is presiding over one of the cases against Trump University and who this week

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