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June 28, 2006

By Tom Bradley

China Uninterrupted

The news was out last week that China's economic growth in the first quarter was as strong as ever. The message was the same as it is every quarter (boring!), but it's nonetheless important because China's rapid growth is the ...

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June 22, 2006

By Tom Bradley

An Orderly Decline of the Housing Market? Not.

It is pretty much conventional wisdom that the housing cycle in the U.S. is going to turn down. The fundamentals point that way and there are now signs of a slowdown. The consensus amongst the analysts, however, it that it ...

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June 22, 2006

By Tom Bradley

Feeling Comfortable? Maybe it's Time to Shake Up Your Portfolio

The Globe and Mail, Report on Business, Guest Column February 16, 2006 When I talk to investors, invariably I find myself reminding them that there is no free lunch in investing. If someone is promising you higher returns, then there ...

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June 22, 2006

By Tom Bradley

I May Be A Dinosaur But It's Hedge Funds That Are Endangered

I've always pushed myself to stay current, and now that I'm a newly minted 50-year-old, I work at it even harder. There's no Eagles' Greatest Hits in my music collection. It's the New Pornographers and Metric on my iPod. I use a BlackBerry, a Bosu balance trainer, read blogs and leave my T-shirt untucked.

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