Vanguard Group Inc.’s emerging markets fund managers will need to sell shares of South Korean companies after the largest U.S. mutual-fund company replaced MSCI Inc. with FTSE Group as the benchmark provider for six equity funds.
Blake Edwards , the versatile and volatile Hollywood figure who wrote, directed or produced eight “Pink Panther” movies and films such as “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” “10” and “Victor/Victoria,” has died. He was 88.
A week after Christine Lynch listed her house in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles for $3.625 million, she had seven offers. Within 10 days, a deal was reached for the five-bedroom, six-bathroom home -- and for $225,000 more than she asked.
Vanguard Group Inc. fund managers investing in emerging markets will have to sell South Korean stocks and step up purchases of Chinese and Brazilian shares after the largest U.S. mutual-fund provider switched benchmarks for its six equity funds.
Every campaign has its song. That song isn’t always the one the candidate chooses. In 2008, John McCain revealed that he liked “Dancing Queen” by Abba. The senator’s staffers allowed that the theme of “Rocky” might also suit the pugnacious one.
Alex Karras, who followed one successful career in professional football with another in movies and television, play-punching a horse in one of the signature madcap scenes of “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 77.