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The week's best web reads: 4 stocks hedge funds are ditching Add to ...

Inside the Market's weekend roundup of some of last week's best investing reads on the Internet, which are highlighted every morning in our premarket report.

Four large-cap stocks that a substantial number of hedge funds sold out of during the third quarter of 2012.

Hedge funds are increasing exposure to equities. This isn't necessarily a good sign. When these funds get bullish en masse, new research shows that the market heads south.

While there are still some mixed signals for stocks, some very powerful signals have lined up so that the bulls once again have a chance to take control of this market.

Just as China’s stock market continues its grind downwards, India’s is looking up. The country's Sensex index has climbed to a new 2012 high.

Why the Shanghai stock market is sliding despite the rebounding Chinese economy.

The Pimco new bond ETF from Bill Gross - which Canadians can invest in - has been performing better than Pimco's giant Total Return Fund. And this is likely to continue.

If the RIM comeback turns out to be real, it could have stock-boosting implications for many other tech companies.

Canada’s fast growing exchange traded funds market is on course for a record year in 2012 with analysts predicting that ETFs will continue to win market share from the country's traditional mutual funds industry.

Consumer confidence is a contrarian indicator: The market tends to do better following big drops in consumer confidence than after particularly big jumps.   

To get higher returns, say the traditional models, you must accept more risk. There’s just one problem with that idea: it’s not borne out by history.

The top ETF launches of 2012.

Three well-respected advisers on how they choose ETFs, which ones they stay away from, and what they see ahead.

Canada’s hedge funds are looking pretty underwhelming versus the broader market this year. Here's what's wrong with them.

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