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Investors Flocked to Stock Funds in 2003

Stock funds experienced their strongest cash flows since 2000, taking in $152.77 billion in all of 2003.

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Morningstar to Create New Database for Hedge Funds

Chicago firm tries to bring transparency to murky hedge fund world.

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Vanguard Launches 14 New VIPERs

New Vanguard sector index funds and large-cap fund -- with ETF shares to boot. Also, new VIPERs on existing index funds.

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ETFs Experience Record Inflows in December

Exchange-traded funds rake in $12.57 billion, according to latest data from Investment Company Institute.

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VIX Futures Will Be Initial Product Offering of CBOE Futures Exchange

Options on VIX will also soon be available, pending regulatory approval.

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Using Equity Duration In Pension Fund Asset Allocation

White paper introducing the results of new research on equity duration.

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Comparing Apples: Sector Indexes Are Not All The Same

Research paper from Dow Jones Indexes highlights differences between its in-house sector benchmarks and the Select Sector Indexes, which are the basis for Sector SPDRs.

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Bogle’s Corner - Mutual Funds: It's Time to Return to Traditional Trusteeship

John C. Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group points out the conflicts between mutual fund management and the fund investors, speaking at the United States Senate.