Although there have been a smattering of articles about a reformation at Janus Capital appearing over the past few months, none has been as colorful or as compelling as one last week in Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

Harking back to the days when founder Tom Bailey used to show recruits a video called "This Ain't No Wall Street Joint," in which he appeared on horseback to emphasize the Denver culture, all the way up to the technology craze of the late 1990s, when Janus was pulling in $1 billion in assets a day, the article makes a strong case for a turnaround.

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