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Ray Dalio’s hedge fund poured about half a billion dollars into Walmart, Alibaba, and Coca Cola, and dumped large positions in China-focused ETFs in the 3rd-quarter

Investing legend Ray Dalio’s hedge fund poured millions into Alibaba, Walmart, and Coca Cola, and sold some positions in Chinese equity ETFs in the third quarter this year. The billionaire also invested heavily in McDonald’s, Abbott Labs, Procter & Gamble, and Johnson & Johnson. While the fund’s largest withdrawal was […]
Ray Dalio’s hedge fund poured about half a billion dollars into Walmart, Alibaba, and Coca Cola, and dumped large positions in China-focused ETFs in the 3rd-quarter
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‘A contested outcome is still a possibility’: 4 stock-market experts break down how to invest heading into ‘uncertain’ US presidential election

The upcoming US presidential election could be one of the most uncertain elections in the nation’s recent history, making current investing decisions difficult. UBS says that a contested outcome is possible, and investors should head into safe assets right now. Here’s what four market experts are saying about how to […]
‘A contested outcome is still a possibility’: 4 stock-market experts break down how to invest heading into ‘uncertain’ US presidential election
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Month-end portfolio trades should be a tailwind for stocks next week, JPMorgan says

The upcoming month-end rebalancing of fixed-weight asset allocation portfolios should help stocks next week, according to a note from JPMorgan. Given that bonds have significantly outperformed stocks month-to-date, expect many portfolios that rebalance monthly to sell bonds and buy stocks to bring their allocations back to target, according to the […]
Month-end portfolio trades should be a tailwind for stocks next week, JPMorgan says
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Robo-advisors offer automated investing services at a low cost — here’s how to tell if they’re right for you

A robo-advisor is a service that uses computer algorithms to build and manage investment portfolios, requiring little human involvement and interaction. Robo-advisors are popular because they provide automated strategies based on your investment goals at a much lower cost than a human financial advisor or manager. Robo-advisors are well-suited for […]
Robo-advisors offer automated investing services at a low cost — here’s how to tell if they’re right for you
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Goldman Sachs US stock chief explains why you should still buy tech even as it faces 2 big risks and record market dominance

David Kostin spoke to the Exchanges at Goldman Sachs podcast about the two big risks of technology’s record market dominance. Goldman’s chief equity strategist said that positioning limits in mutual funds and looming antitrust legislation pose risks for those looking to invest in technology. However, he recommended investors add growth […]
Goldman Sachs US stock chief explains why you should still buy tech even as it faces 2 big risks and record market dominance
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An investor whose fund returned 4,144% in the 1st quarter explains why his successful strategy is too dangerous for the average trader — and calls continued Fed stimulus ‘very, very destructive’

Mark Spitznagel, Universa Investments chief, told CNBC on Monday that tail-risk hedging, the fund’s risk-mitigation strategy that returned 4,144% in the first quarter, is generally “costly and a bad strategy.” Spitznagel cautioned at-home investors against using tail-risk hedging. Instead, they need to be “realistic about risk-mitigation strategy,” he said. He […]
An investor whose fund returned 4,144% in the 1st quarter explains why his successful strategy is too dangerous for the average trader — and calls continued Fed stimulus ‘very, very destructive’