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From buying the unloved, value-focused stocks of mutual-fund companies to the best way to approach the shares of cannabis-industry companies, this past week’s investing and stock-market stories offer tips and ideas about what to watch for — and watch out for — when it comes to your money.

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Active money managers are now despised — which is why you should buy their stocks

Six out-of-favor active management shops to buy now for a rebound.
Active money managers are now despised — which is why you should buy their stocks

If we don’t close the economic gender gap, we’re leaving money on the table

Gender lens investing is one way to intentionally drive gender equality.
If we don’t close the economic gender gap, we’re leaving money on the table

You may soon own more stocks than you’d like in the rigged Chinese market

Investors in funds that track MSCI indexes will soon have more exposure to China stocks and a brutal totalitarian regime.
You may soon own more stocks than you’d like in the rigged Chinese market

This bull market is 10 years old? Try three months

Investors conveniently ignore bear markets that hit over the past decade, writes Mark Hulbert.
This bull market is 10 years old? Try three months

This market-beating newsletter says stock investors shouldn’t fear a hard Brexit

Jack Bowers has a contrarian take on what crashing out of the EU would mean for the U.K.
This market-beating newsletter says stock investors shouldn’t fear a hard Brexit

Daylight saving time could give investors some sleepless nights

Stocks typically decline the day after the clocks change, writes Mark Hulbert.
Daylight saving time could give investors some sleepless nights

Here’s why the Fed and global regulators are ringing the alarm over leveraged loans and CLOs

Regulators are scrutinizing the risks around leveraged loans and collateralized-loan obligations
Here’s why the Fed and global regulators are ringing the alarm over leveraged loans and CLOs

The wash-sale rule is a nasty little piece of tax code

If it applies, it disallows write-offs.
The wash-sale rule is a nasty little piece of tax code

How to play small-cap stocks now

Small-cap stocks roared out of the gate for the first two months of 2019, but have stumbled since.
How to play small-cap stocks now

How to approach cannabis as an investor

Pax Labs CEO Bharat Vasan talks about the most common mistakes that novice marijuana investors make and how to avoid them.
How to approach cannabis as an investor

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