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2011-08-08 08:16:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big market swings, blaring economic headlines and non-stop investment advice from numerous on-air and online personalities. Global financial market conditions have been changing rapidly in the past several days and will likely continue to do so. Investors may suddenly have an increased number of questions in regard to their money, investments and retirement plans after all of this financial activity. The Pennsylvania Securities Commission...

2011-03-24 13:36:00

BOSTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Direxion, a pioneer in providing alternative investment strategies to sophisticated investors, announced today a new educational ad campaign with Minyanville Media, Inc., the creator of Emmy Award winning financial focused content and operator of Minyanville.com. The campaign consists of five animated vignettes designed to educate audiences about leveraged ETFs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100701/NY29766LOGO ) "Direxion has always...

2010-09-28 20:36:11

MU study shows positive correlation between risk tolerance and stock market returns As the U.S. economy continues to lag, many investors remain wary about taking risks with the stock market. Now, researchers at MU have concluded that this attitude toward investment risk-taking is more than just a recent trend. Rui Yao, a University of Missouri assistant professor in the Personal Financial Planning department in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, has found that during the past two...

2009-07-30 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MMI, the national organization for the managed investment solution and wealth management industry, today announced the release of its white paper "Understanding and Managing Investment Risk: A Resource Guide for Prudent Investors". Written by industry experts, led by Jay Link, Chairman of the MMI Risk Management Committee, the paper addresses events leading to the global economic and market downturn. It details how to identify the key risk factors...


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