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Total estimated inflows to long-term #mutualfunds were $4.11 billion for the week ended Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Equity funds had estimated inflows of $2.29 billion for the week, hybrid funds had estimated inflows of $1.17 billion, and bond funds had estimated inflows of $659 million. http://ow.ly/w4MNA 
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Robert Jenkins, in a Financial Times op-ed, argues that excessive leverage leaves the banking system vulnerable, and urges regulators not to focus on “the great ocean of capital flows” but to “focus instead on the levees and loss-absorbing capacity of the banking system that powers our economy yet remains vulnerable to the ebb and flow of the capitalist tides.” http://ow.ly/w2Ssj #financialstability
Rain causes flooding and flooding causes damage. Which shall we blame: the rain, the river or an inadequate system of levees? Ocean tides can cause chaos along the coastline. Is the resulting devastation to nearby power plants the fault of nature or
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“SEC Will Probe Brokers' Cybersecurity” — Read this and more top fund industry news here: http://ow.ly/vZjYK
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Total #money market fund assets decreased by $35.02 billion to $2.58 trillion for the week ended Wed. Apr 16 http://ow.ly/vU9YH
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#VIDEO: ICI's CEO Paul Schott Stevens discusses the key issues that emerged during ICI's #Retirement Summit http://ow.ly/vU5GW
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Hear from investment chiefs including +Vanguard's Tim Buckley, Columbia Management's Colin Moore, and +Franklin Templeton's William Yun at the 2014 General Management Meeting: http://gmm.ici.org #icigmm
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“Target Date Fund Investors More Confident About Investing” — Read this and more top #FundIndustryNews here: http://ow.ly/w2G3y
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Leaders from AllianceBernstein, Charles Schwab  Investment Management, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Wells Fargo Advisors will examine how investor advice affects fund distribution at ICI's General Membership Meeting, in Washington, DC, May 20-22.  More info on the GMM can be found here:

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Are disciplined savers happier in #retirement? A study from Northwestern Mutual finds that they are, story from LifeHealthPro: http://ow.ly/vON2v
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"New York Attorney General Sends Subpoenas to High-Speed Firms" -- read this & other top #FundIndustryNews http://ow.ly/vTKAR
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The Investment Company Institute is the national association of U.S. investment companies, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, and unit investment trusts.
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ICI seeks to encourage adherence to high ethical standards, promote public understanding, and otherwise advance the interests of funds, their shareholders, directors, and advisers. Members of ICI manage total assets of $16.5 trillion and serve over 90 million shareholders.