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  • Fidelity Names Morrison to Head Asset Management Unit

    Fidelity Investments, the mutual- fund firm best known for its star stock pickers since it was started almost seven decades ago, named former bond manager Charles Morrison to run its asset-management unit.

  • Fidelity Billionaire Johnson Taps ETFs as Profits From Funds Fade

    When Abigail Johnson began her apprenticeship at Fidelity Investments 25 years ago, the Boston- based firm founded by her grandfather was the nation’s biggest mutual-fund company and star manager Peter Lynch was enjoying a performance streak at the Magellan Fund -- a 29 percent average return over 13 years -- that ranks among the best in the industry’s history.

  • Peter Lynch's Lesson Leads Ellison Back Into Banking Stocks

    David Ellison learned a simple lesson from legendary mutual-fund manager Peter Lynch as a young bank analyst at Fidelity Investments in the 1980s: If things at a company are getting better, you want to own its stock.

  • Am I Too Bullish?

    John Coumarianos of the Institutional Imperative is a prudent value guy. He wonders aloud in a recent blog post if I am too bullish?. He raises a number of interesting points via (mostly) valid criticisms.

  • Fidelity Loses Top Mutual-Fund Spot to Bogle's Indexing

    John Bogle has preached the virtues of low-cost indexing since the 1970s to investors willing to pay higher fees for big-name money managers at firms such as Fidelity Investments.

  • Looking for More Apples: Check Growth Against Price

    We're screening for tech leaders today. However, first a quick comment on the obvious -- Apple's multi-product announcement today at 1pm ET: Apple is trying desperately to prove it can still grow, and it needs to. The 64 analysts tracked by Bloomberg forecast earnings will decline 11 percent this year. Even if the company successfully introduces/markets/executes a low-priced iPhone for the Chinese market, the additional 40M unit sales will only add 10 percent to earnings next year, according to ISI's Brian Marshall. This boost would merely return earnings to last year's level.

  • Schwab Advisers Play Psychologist for Clients Burned Too Often

    In 12 years as a retail financial consultant for Charles Schwab, George Pennock thought he had seen every kind of market. Then, on May 6, he and his 250 clients lived through something new.

  • Scaramucci Schmoozes His Way Into Funds

    Anthony Scaramucci fist bumps investors as he makes his way through a poolside party at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on a May evening.

  • Real Recovery in Housing Means Real Opportunity for Investors

    New evidence of U.S. housing recovery from the Mortgage Bankers Association:

  • Reserve’s Bent Honored Among ‘Visionaries’ After Fund Collapse

    Bruce R. Bent, credited with inventing the retail money-market fund before presiding over the industry’s highest-profile collapse, was named one of 60 “visionaries” of the mutual-fund business.

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