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Mid Cap Value Style

Friday, September 19th, 2014 BW Final-3rd

The Mid Cap Value style ranks ninth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Large Cap Blend Style

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 BW-Final2

The Large Cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Large Cap Blend Style

Friday, January 31st, 2014 BW Final

The Large Cap Blend style ranks second out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 35 ETFs and 886 mutual funds in the Large Cap Blend style as of January 27, 2014.

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How To Avoid the Worst Style ETFs

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Picking from the multitude of style ETFs is a daunting task. There are as many as 45 in any given style and at least 230 ETFs across all styles.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Large Cap Blend Style

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The Large Cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 33 ETFs and 908 mutual funds in the Large Cap Blend style as of October 17, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector and style are here.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Large Cap Blend Style

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 largecapblend5

The Large Cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 31 ETFs and 955 mutual funds in the Large Cap Blend style as of July 11, 2013.

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How To Avoid the Worst Style ETFs

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 WSTET1

Picking from the multitude of style ETFs is a daunting task. There are as many as 40 in any given style and at least 221 ETFs across all styles.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Large-cap Blend Style

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 LCBT1

The Large-cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my Style Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 33 ETFs and 989 mutual funds in the Large-cap Blend style as of April 26, 2013.

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How To Avoid the Worst Style ETFs

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 AvoidWorstStyleETFsFig1

Picking from the multitude of style ETFs is a daunting task. There are as many as 40 in any given style and at least 217 ETFs across all styles.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Large Cap Blend Style

Friday, October 12th, 2012 LargeCapValueFig1

The Large Cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my style rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 39 ETFs and 1,046 mutual funds in the Large Cap Blend style as of October 12, 2012.

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Best & Worst ETFs and Mutual Funds: Large-cap Blend Style

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 LargeCapBlend1

The large-cap blend style ranks second out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my style roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 40 ETFs and 1127 mutual funds in the large-cap blend style as of July 17, 2012.

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Pensions Weigh On Goodyear (GT) Stock Potential

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 GT1

Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) must overcome $3.7 billion in underfunded pensions plus $6.3 billion in debt ($1.1 billion of which is off balance sheet) before investors could see any upside.

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Sell Starwood Before FASB Closes Loophole That Boosts EPS

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 HOT_Figure1

Accounting rules provide the biggest loopholes to asset intensive businesses. And the off-balance sheet operating lease loophole is one of the biggest.
By exploiting this loophole, Starwood is able to omit nearly $1 billion in debt from its balance sheet in 2010, $200 million (20% of the total) was added in 2010.

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