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Broker Fees from Mutual Funds Affect Advice; Predict Worse Performance, New Study Says

TORONTO, ON – Brokers are supposed to recommend investments that are in the best interests of their clients.

But a study published in the February 2013 issue of the Journal of Finance has found that mutual funds offering higher broker fees attract the most investments, especially when the broker is not affiliated with the mutual fund company. Every additional dollar paid to a broker corresponds with another six dollars invested into the fund, and another fourteen dollars if the broker is an unaffiliated third party whose compensation depends exclusively on sales commissions. (more…)

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Yahoo!’s Top Ten of Everything 2010

Analysis of billions of searches used to gauge the mood of the great British public

Uncovers major trends of AUSTERITY and CELEBRITY

Is Kate the new Cheryl in 2011? Cheryl Cole most searched for celebrity — but Princess Kate set to steal crown

Royal Wedding the #4 most searched for news event in 2010 – after only two weeks

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Yahoo!’s Year in Review (https://uk.yearinreview.yahoo.com ) — the definitive list of the people, places and events that grabbed the UK’s imagination over the past 12 months, based on billions of searches on Yahoo.co.uk — has uncovered a nation still worried by economic uncertainty and dazzled by celebrity. (more…)

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