How Chinese Stocks Fell to Earth: 'My Hairdresser Said It Was a Bull Market'

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After Chinese shares hit a seven-year high in June, new investors opened millions of brokerage accounts to play the rally. Many now face big losses despite Beijing’s battle to stem a stock selloff.

Fiat Scion's Strategy Toward GM: Patience

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John Elkann, chairman of Fiat Chrysler and scion of Italy’s Agnelli family, said in an interview that he isn’t giving up on a partnership with General Motors, arguing the auto industry will have to consolidate.

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.

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