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Entries for April 2014

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Do Bonds Still Have a Role in Your Portfolio?
Some may be wondering if bonds still have a role in their portfolios due to the concern of rising interest rates.  This excerpt from Savant’s first-quarter newsletter covers the topic with six main points.

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Savant’s Perspective on High-Frequency Trading

High-Frequency Trading, a term previously unknown to the general public, burst onto the national scene in a big way this past Sunday night. CBS’s 60 Minutes aired an interview with Michael Lewis, a former bond salesman turned financial journalist whose new book, Flash Boys, details high-frequency trading and its effects on the market. This is a fairly complicated issue, so we would like to share our perspective. Hopefully the attention from the media and Mr. Lewis’s book can spur regulators to analyze the current rules governing equity trading to ensure a fair and efficient market.

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