WSJ Wealth Adviser Briefing: Hot Retail Stocks, Slowing Corporate Defaults, Selling Las Vegas

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How deep a slump is value investing in? Merrill Lynch’s Noel Weil, Barron’s 53rd-ranked advisor nationwide, says it’s gotten harder and harder just to find value managers who aren’t cheating toward growth. “Many of them have decided to sort of throw up their white flag,” says Weil, a Merrill Lynch veteran who serves 70 ultrahigh-net-worth households with a team of six in New York City.

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