Graham French, who had managed Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining since 1996, steps back from day-to-day fund management responsibilities at the fund's subadvisor. Also, one fewer manager on PIMCO Global Multi-Asset and new managers on a DWS EAFE index fund.
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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.
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