Happy New Year!
It's hard to believe another year is in the books. Below we highlight our most popular blog posts from 2018. We hope you have enjoyed reading our blogs as much as we have enjoyed writing them for you.
-The Dana Funds Team
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Dana Wins First Place Award in P&I's Best Places to Work
DANA INVESTMENT ADVISERS WINS FIRST PLACE (MONEY MANAGERS WITH 20-49 EMPLOYEES) IN PENSIONS & INVESTMENTS BEST PLACES TO WORK IN MONEY MANAGEMENT AWARD
New York, NY (December 10, 2018) – Dana Investment Advisers won the first place in money managers with 20-49 employees in the 2018 Best Places to Work in Money Management awards announced by Pensions & Investments today.
Presented by Pensions & Investments, the global news source of money management, sixth-annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the money management industry.
Mutual Funds' Pro-Growth Sector Bets Could Be a Timebomb
Peter Lynch, the former manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund, has a famous story about three cocktail parties he attended as the market was moving through different phases. At the first party, at a time when the market is down, he tells people he’s a mutual fund manager and they quickly walk away to go speak to a dentist. At the second party, when the market has been moving upward, people listen to him about stocks for a little while before losing interest and again seeking out the dentist. But at the third party, when the market has been rallying for a while, not only do people intently listen to him talk about stocks, but they give him stock recommendations of their own!