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Danger Zone 5/6/2013: Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW)

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Schwab (SCHW) is in the Danger Zone this week. It also gets my Very Dangerous ratings and is on May’s Most Dangerous stocks list.

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Danger Zone 4/29/2013: Financial Sector ETFs and Mutual Funds

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Financials sector ETFs and Mutual Funds are in the Danger Zone this week. The Financials sector ranks last out of the ten sectors in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds Report. The funds in this sector consistently hold poor stocks and charge investors high fees.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Financials Sector

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The Financials sector ranks tenth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Very Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 46 ETFs and 227 mutual funds in the Financials sector as of January 30, 2013.

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Sell Morgan Stanley Before It Sells You Down the River

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When Morgan Stanley (MS) started in 1935, there were around fifteen employees. For 2010, the company reported 62,542 employees. Bigger is not always better. And for big, publicly-traded companies, big tends to be worse especially when it comes to financial reporting.

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The Leak on WikiLeaks – Regulators Knew About Risks That Led to Financial Fallout

The Leak on WikiLeaks – Regulators Knew About Risks That Led to Financial Fallout

While I cannot predict what WikiLeaks will leak about some major banks, I have a hunch that one of the revelations might be from a special New Constructs report provided to the Senate Banking Committee’s Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment.

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