Insider Trades, Global Titans and a Fading Fund

This week's personal finance columns tackle all this and more.
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A compilation of this week's daily Dear Dagen and Fixed-Income Forum columns.

Monday

Dear Dagen: Insider Trading -- How to Get Caught

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Dagen McDowell

Unusual trades are flagged, even if made by small or new investors.

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Tuesday

Dear Dagen: 'I Want My Money Back' Awards Return

By

Dagen McDowell

Time to share your biggest mutual fund and investing disappointments.

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Wednesday

Dear Dagen: Is There a Global Titans Index?

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Dagen McDowell

You betcha. It's a 50-stock index of the biggest multinationals, and there are UITs and an upcoming fund that track it.

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Thursday

Dear Dagen: Shareholders Reports Could Use More Plain Language, Honesty

By

Dagen McDowell

As the SEC pursues its plain-English campaign, we review the good and the bad of fund reports.

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Friday

The Fading of First Australia Prime Income

By

Elizabeth Roy

A good performer for the first six months of this year has fallen victim to rising bond yields and tax-loss selling.

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