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High Turnover Yields Increased Profits, Study Finds

December 19, 2014

A new study finds that active mutual funds that trade more outperform. The researchers reviewed a sample of 3,126 equity mutual funds over a period of 31 years and found that funds with a one standard deviation increase in turnover yielded 0.65% higher annual… read more

IEX Suggests SIP Improvements

December 18, 2014

In a recent letter to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, IEX, the alternative trading system operator and exchange applicant, discussed its views on certain National Market System issues. The comments focused on governance issues at Securities Information Processors (SIPs), the entities which calculate the… read more

Study Shows Loss Averse Mutual Fund Managers Lose

December 17, 2014

New research indicates that loss averse mutual fund managers garner lower returns and are more likely to be fired. The study queried Swedish fund managers regarding their personal willingness to participate in risky lotteries and then followed the manager’s performance over the next eight… read more

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