Fairholme takes a big stake in Fannie and Freddie preferreds, a manager of a Bronze-rated Oppenheimer fund departs, Templeton Frontier Markets closes to new investors, a slew of manager changes at Bridgeway, and some high-profile Janus fund managers resurface at a hedge fund.
A new manager for T. Rowe Price New Era, DWS fires a subadvisor, Matthews launches 2 Asia funds and makes manager changes on 2 other funds, Cohen & Steers founders pull back, and a Waddell & Reed bond manager to retire.
DWS announced that it is dropping the name of subadvisor Dreman from three mutual funds, while Vanguard removed Hansberger from a team of subadvisors running Vanguard International Value.
Fidelity has more than doubled the number of commission-free iShares ETFs available through Fidelity's brokerage platform. Also, Joe Balestrino to leave Federated, a host of manager changes at Winslow Capital, Prudential cuts ties with Marsico, and fund closings at Touchstone and Prudential.
No halfway measures here.
These fine foreign funds have more than their share of diversification value.
Plus, Matthews creates a fund for China's upstarts, Nuveen closes two popular funds
The five 2010 nominees are a diverse lot.
These two global blue-chip funds make good portfolio centerpieces.
These attractive emerging-markets funds provide a relatively smooth ride.