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  1. BlackRock Investment Directions – 2015 Market Outlook

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    BlackRock® mutual funds that are registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (“Funds”) are distributed in the U.S. by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates

  2. The SEC Targets Bond Funds

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    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    All primarily involve bond funds. Key items: 1) Standardized reporting of derivatives Naturally, the Investment Company Act of 1940 did not envision derivative securities. Although reporting rules have changed along with the times, they

  3. Is Your Portfolio Truly Diversified?

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    Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    high degree of regulation and transparency. 1 A ‘40 Act mutual fund refers to a fund registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 , which can be marketed and sold to an unlimited number of investors regardless of their income or net worth

  4. A Low-Cost Investment Option for Some 401(k) Savers

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    Tue, 4 Nov 2014

    Among the most important distinctions between CITs and mutual funds is that the former is not subject to the Investment Company Act of 1940 , which established many of the regulations governing mutual funds, including extensive disclosure requirements

  5. Open-Ended Mutual Funds and ETFs: The Shareholder Experience

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    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    Key Takeaways While both mutual funds and ETFs are registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 , they provide different shareholder experiences. For decades, investors have turned to traditional open-ended mutual funds

  6. A Late September Swoon?

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    Fri, 26 Sep 2014

    BlackRock® mutual funds that are registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (“Funds”) are distributed in the U.S. by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates

  7. BlackRock: Where to Find Value

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    Thu, 31 Jul 2014

    BlackRock® mutual funds that are registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (“Funds”) are distributed in the U.S. by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates

  8. New Reforms to Hit Money Market Funds

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    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    in June 2013) to certain rules under the Investment Company Act of 1940 that govern the operation of money market ..... a type of mutual fund registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and regulated under rule 2a-7 of the Act

  9. Risks under Section 18 of the Investment Company Act of 1940

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    Fri, 30 May 2014

    Hi, could someone please enumerate the risks of any security that is subject to section 18 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (company needs to always have at least 200% in cash to cover the outstanding debt of the instrument being

  10. Money Market (In)eligible

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    Tue, 25 Feb 2014

    regulatory regime governing money market funds by rolling out a series of changes to Rule 2a-7 under the Investment Company Act of 1940 . The amendments to Rule 2a-7 enacted in 2010 (the 2010 amendments) included changes to the quality

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