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Chicagoans make list of 100 fastest-growing urban businesses
Chicago Grid
Eleven Chicago companies, ranging from a transportation logistics firm to an environmental health software seller, made this year's Inner City 100, a ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the nation's urban neighborhoods.
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Diversify your portfolio, hunt for yield
CFA Chicago
Income seeking investors face a challenging investment environment as central banks around the world have driven interest rates down to record low levels. Some investors are reaching for less conventional asset classes or pursuing other strategies to enhance the yield on their portfolios.
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Know the risks, get the details on ETF investing
CFA Chicago
ETFs have brought a number of attractive features to investors, including lower costs, tax efficiency and convenience, among others. These and other positive attributes have contributed to the rapid growth of ETFs over the last decade to in excess of $1.4 trillion currently. But what are the risks of investing with ETFs?
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Distinguished Speaker Series: André Perold
CFA Chicago
André Perold is the retired George Gund Professor of Finance and Banking at the Harvard Business School. He is also co-founder, managing partner and chief investment officer of HighVista Strategies.
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New era for global bonds: Everything you know is wrong
CFA Institute Enterprising Investor
It is a new era for global bonds and everything you know is wrong, PIMCO's global co-head of emerging markets portfolio management, Ramin Toloui, told delegates at the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Singapore.
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Annual Dinner speaker Nate Silver: Big data's value is not in the data
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Big data isn't the deep well of critical information it's cracked up to be if the person or systems peering into it don't know what they're looking for, according to one of the world's leading number crunchers.
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US regulator sets final rules for swaps trading
Reuters
The top U.S. derivatives regulator unveiled rules for swaps trading that could break open Wall Street's dominance of the $630 trillion market, yet contain important concessions to the industry.

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ETF Investing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
CFA Chicago
ETFs have brought a number of attractive features to investors, including lower costs, tax efficiency and convenience, among others.

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From 0 to $25 billion in 5 years
Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago-based HighTower Advisors LLC, a new kind of asset manager that set up 24 offices nationwide in just five years, has started to make money while big New York banks...

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CME chairman takes credit for MF Global response
Crain's Chicago Business
The chairman of CME Group Inc. said the futures exchange made the right decision when it declined to reimburse customers of the failed MF Global Inc. because those customers have recouped close to 99 percent of their $1.6 billion in lost funds through the bankruptcy process.
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Bernanke, Evans speaks: Can anything slow down this market?
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VideoBrief Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans told CFA Chicago members that the economy "seems to be performing pretty well right now" and the Fed’s monetary accommodation would continue until the economy hits "escape velocity" next year.
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Nutrition tops list of investor questions at McDonald's annual meeting
Chicago Tribune
McDonald's executives fielded a number of questions at its annual shareholder meeting recently, particularly those about its role in the global obesity epidemic.
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