Bond Fund Goes on the Defensive

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MetWest Total Return Bond Fund, which benefited from outflows at Pimco following Bill Gross’s departure, is now moving to reduce risk.

Controversial Greek Finance Minister Resigns

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Greece’s outspoken finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, resigned under pressure from his government and his country’s creditors, who identified him as an obstacle to productive talks about a new bailout deal.

Time for a Bond-Fund Checkup

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Given the expected rise in interest rates, now may be a good time to adjust the size of a bond portfolio’s allocation and contents.

A Big ETF Shifts in China

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A big Vanguard ETF will build up holdings of China A shares, small-caps.

Test Your Smarts on U.S. Stocks, Apple, Greece

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Do you remember Taylor Swift’s quote? Take our monthly funds and investing quiz.

The Danger of Low Market Volatility

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Big U.S. stocks have given investors a remarkably smooth ride in recent years. That might lull some into complacency about the risk in their portfolios.

Mexico's Peso Is Stung by Bets on U.S. Rates

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Mexico’s currency fell to a record against the dollar Monday, illustrating the downside of popular emerging-market trades at a time of anxiety about higher interest rates in the U.S.

In Greece, ATM Lines, Bank Transfer Limits Enter Second Week

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The government is considering granting exceptions to capital controls that are fast choking the economy, with importers unable to pay foreign suppliers, even for critical goods.

Director at Drug Giant Mylan Had Ties to Land Deal

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Rodney Piatt, Mylan’s vice chairman, lead independent director and compensation-committee chief, was the main developer at the Pittsburgh office park where the generic-drug giant built its new headquarters.

Big U.S. Banks Refile 'Living Wills' after Regulatory Rebuke

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Twelve of the largest U.S. banks refiled with regulators their plans for navigating bankruptcy, their latest attempt to show they wouldn’t need a taxpayer bailout in a financial crisis.

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