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2014-09-11 08:32:03

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HedgeCo Networks LLC, a preeminent service provider to the hedge fund industry and operator of one of the most trafficked databases HedgeCo.Net is pleased to announce that its new liquid alternative investment platform, HedgeCoVest has signed 33 hedge fund managers operating 38 unique strategies to join the revolutionary hedge fund allocation tool. HedgeCoVest will feature 20 investable hedge fund portfolios at its public...

2014-09-09 12:25:15

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mairs and Power, an independent, employee owned investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce that the Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund marked its third anniversary on August 11, 2014 with solid performance in its category. As a result of its performance and achieving the three year mark it has earned a five star rating from Morningstar, as of August 31, 2014, for the overall and 3-year periods among 608 small blend funds, based on the...

2014-09-08 08:35:14

Provides Investors Direct Access to High-Caliber, Institutional Quality Public and Private Investment Offerings NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RCS Capital Corporation ("RCAP") (NYSE: RCAP) today announced the launch of "We Are Crowdfunding," a Crowdfunding 2.0 investment platform designed to provide investors direct access to high caliber, institutional quality public and private investment offerings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130522/NY19075LOGO We Are Crowdfunding will...

2014-09-03 12:30:24

Northwestern Mutual Launches Campaign with $50,000 Donation to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to Find Breakthrough Cures for Kids with Cancer MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flashing a cancer survivor tattoo on a bare chest and throwing crutches off of the side of a building, kids protest cancer in a new campaign launching today by Northwestern Mutual to raise awareness and support for the heroes -- families, kids and researchers -- who are bravely battling childhood...

2014-08-22 12:25:22

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Fidelity Select Health Care Fund (FSPHX-Free Report), Fidelity Select Pharmaceuticals (FPHAX-Free Report), Fidelity Select Medical Equipment and Systems Portfolio (FSMEX-Free Report), Icon Healthcare Fund...

2014-08-13 16:29:00

Shariah-compliant investment advisor bills online tool as "carbon offsets for your investments" FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azzad Asset Management, investment advisor to the Azzad Funds and sponsor of the Azzad Ethical Wrap Program, today announced the launch of an online tool intended to help American Muslims observe Halal investing guidelines. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135956 Using input provided by shareholders of the Azzad Mutual...

2014-07-23 08:31:36

Northwestern Mutual offices recognized for dedication to company's signature philanthropy MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, only 3.8 percent of all cancer research funding allocated by the federal government goes to children, despite the fact that childhood cancer is the leading cause of death for kids in the U.S.[1] Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, is dedicated to helping find a cure and assisting children battling...

2014-07-16 08:33:33

WELLESLEY, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Fragasso, former President of I-Pension LLC and co-author of Your Nest Egg Game Plan, has launched a unique service to help individuals assess the strategy, cost and performance of their investment portfolios. The service is designed for both DIY investors and those working with an advisor. Fragasso, the founder of AuditYourFinancialAdvisor.com, describes himself as "a reformed safecracker who now works with law enforcement."...

2014-07-07 12:25:21

CHICAGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, and Barron's, the financial magazine published by Dow Jones & Co., today released highlights of their annual national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments among institutions and financial advisors. This survey is now in its eighth year. "Mutual funds continue to grow as the vehicle of choice for accessing alternative strategies....

2014-06-24 08:23:48

New functions include call center services, printing and fulfillment, investor follow-up, investor accreditation services and new investment processing. SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix American Financial Services (PAFS) announced today that the company now offers fund administration services to new investment fund companies operating under SEC rule 506(c). Because the new funds engage in general solicitation for new investors, Phoenix American provides a...


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