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  • 3 Financial Stocks to Benefit From Equity Flows

    By Mark Holder - July 8, 2013 | Tickers: IBKR, JNS, VRTS

    As volatility picks up and funds start flowing into equities, several financials are becoming more interesting as investment options. During 2013, money has started flowing into equity funds after years of massive outflows into fixed income funds. Some interesting stocks to follow are Interactive Brokers (NASDAQ: IBKR), Janus Capital Group (NYSE: JNS), and Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ: VRTS).

    After a record $38 billion flowed into equity mutual funds in January more »

  • Mutual Fund Companies Make Good Investments Too

    By David Dierking - June 6, 2013 | Tickers: AB, BEN, IVZ, JNS, TROW

    Millions of investors use mutual funds for retirement or to pay for college tuition. What many of them don’t realize is that the mutual fund companies themselves are publicly traded companies that can be invested in too.

    Some of them make compelling investments. Despite the lower management fees and the presence of alternative lower-cost options like ETFs, mutual fund money management remains a multi-trillion dollar industry. As long as more »

  • Big Risks From A Market Plunge Part 3

    By Reuben Brewer - May 17, 2013 | Tickers: CLMS, CNS, JNS

    The asset management business can be great when the market is headed higher. But if bearish market pundits are right and the stock market falls by 40% or more, not only would the stocks of asset managers go down, but so, too, would their assets under management (AUM). That could have lasting implications for their top and bottom lines.

    Perma Bears

    Although his weekly commentary can be dense and filled more »

  • 3 Companies Insiders Love

    By Mohsin Saeed - March 28, 2013 | Tickers: AEGR, DOLE, JNS

    An interesting method of assessing the direction a stock can take is by monitoring insider purchases. This is because company insiders hold information about catalysts and industry trends, which is not available to other investors. Institutional investors also have vast resources at their disposal to assess the potential of stocks.

    This makes following insider and institutional buying trends an effective investment strategy. The following few companies have seen significant insider more »

  • Should Investors Buy the Asset Managers on Rebounding Equity Flows?

    By Mark Holder - February 13, 2013 | Tickers: BEN, JNS, LM, TROW

    After years of outflows from equity funds should investors finally invest in the asset managers as the money starts flowing back? One key to the equation is that most of the money flowed into bond funds that have low average fees placing an importance on finding the asset managers with the least exposure to bond funds. Or at least the ones that will see those funds rotate into equity funds more »

  • Financials Dominate Ariel Investments’ Top Holdings

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - January 22, 2013 | Tickers: FAF, GCI, JNS, LAZ, IPG

    Now in its thirtieth year of existence, Ariel Investments is a dinosaur relative to some of the fly-by-night funds that have come and gone in the twenty-first century, many of which succumbed to the flight of assets and loss of value during the 2008 market turmoil. Started by Princeton-alum John W. Rogers in 1983, the fund has grown to manage over $4.6bn in assets as of its last 13F more »

  • Is There Money to Be Made by Acquiring These Stocks?

    By Brian Gorban - December 4, 2012 | Tickers: JNS, RSG, TTWO

    As any investor will tell you, being able to consistently outperform the market is no easy feat. One strategy that has proven to be effective over time in determining whether a stock is moving higher is insider accumulation due to one simple reason: insiders buy shares, just like us, to make more money. Furthermore, they have an enviable vantage point of the day-to-day operations of the company and/or have more »

  • Can We Make Money Following The 1%?

    By Brian Gorban - November 14, 2012 | Tickers: ATVI, BLK, JNS, TTWO

    Every investor or trader is always searching to find stocks that hopefully outperform the general market and alternative investment classes. Of course, during these unstable times that is rather difficult to execute and has us uncertain as to what is an effective strategy or criteria to use. One strategy that has proven to be effective over time in determining whether a stock is moving higher is insider accumulation, due to more »

  • Strong Insider Action Signals Growth and Caution

    By Joshua Bondy - October 19, 2012 | Tickers: STZ, CBRL, JNS, MERC

    Insider trading is a very helping signal of the future prospects of a stock. As researchers in this paper show, over longer time periods a portfolio based on insider trading can generate abnormal returns. Their portfolio based on insider purchases generated abnormal returns of 6% per year. Insiders have a special view of the inner workings of their firms. In addition, top executives are in charge of capital expenditure programs more »

  • 5 Stocks with Bullish Insider Sentiment

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - October 2, 2012 | Tickers: EGL, JNS, NATR, OPK, WPP

    Being informed of what insiders are doing with their company’s stock—whether it be buying or selling—can be predictive of how a company might perform in the future. Insiders generally have the most knowledge about a company and it is usually a bullish sign when an insider forgoes diversification to invest more money into the company he/she works for. Academic research has show that insider purchases are more »

  • Come for the Mutual Funds, Stay for the Stock

    By Jonathan Yates - July 16, 2012 | Tickers: BLK, JNS, TROW

    Arguably the most significant financial transformation in recent decades for working Americans has been the shift from defined benefit (traditional pension) to defined contribution (401Ks and other similar vehicles) plans for funding their retirements.  This will, no doubt, continue long into the future, if it ever stops.  BlackRock (NYSE: BLK), T. Rowe Price (NASDAQ: TROW) and Janus Capital Management (NYSE: JNS) are positioned well to benefit from this trend, both more »