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2006 Q4 Equity Funds Review

Published on 31 Dec 2006, by Tom Roseen
Equity funds post best returns in three years. Almost 99% of all equity funds posted positive returns in the fourth quarter; the average equity fund was up 15.47% for the year.

2006 Q4 Fixed Income Funds Review

Published on 31 Dec 2006, by Jeff Tjornehoj
Tough times for TIPS, respectable returns the rule. The major themes in the quarter remained intact from previous sessions: future Fed actions, housing, and oil prices

2006 Q3 Equity Funds Review

Published on 30 Sep 2006, by Tom Roseen
Despite a dismal start, equity funds finish quarter strong. While third quarters have been plagued historically by lackluster performance and summer doldrums, this year the third quarter was a memorable one. After getting off to a rocky start in July, both August and September put grins on many investors’ faces.

2006 Q3 Fixed Income Funds Review

Published on 30 Sep 2006, by Jeff Tjornehoj
Bond funds cheer their best quarter in years. Twelve of the 22 domestic taxable bond fund classifications had a third quarter return that met or exceeded their year-to-date performance, meaning that in three months’ time they erased a half-year’s negative return.

Special Topic: 2006 Q3 Earnings Outlook

Published on 30 Sep 2006, by Ashwani Kaul
Reuters Estimates analyst Ashwani Kaul has crunched the numbers and offers listeners a look ahead at corporate estimates, sector by sector.
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