Investing

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Alternative Funds Help Balance Volatile Portfolios

When added to a mix of stocks and bonds, these funds can provide extra protection against volatility.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Avoid These Mistakes When Investing in Target-Date Funds

Some target date funds did much better than the stock market during this year’s crash but still may be too volatile if you’re close to retirement.

Stocks

These Attractive Stocks Boldly Raise Dividends Even Now

Choosing companies that boost payouts despite today’s challenges is a great strategy for the rocky environment that investors face.

Stocks

Out-of-this-world Stocks

Spending on space ventures is expected to triple to $1.1 trillion by 2040, providing big opportunities for long-term stock investors.

Stocks

As Stock Buybacks Dry Up, Here Are Winners, Losers

This year’s financial meltdown has put a spotlight on how damaging the wrong kind of buyback can be.

Stocks

Tech Stocks for a New Era

As the world adapts to COVID-19, here are stocks that stand to benefit from the shifts in business, consumer and social behavior

Bonds

These Bond ETFs Offer a Safe Haven

Boring, reliable bonds have been the saviors of investment portfolios this year.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Simplify Your Portfolio with One, Two or Three Funds

Instead of cramming your investment portfolio full of funds, consider consolidating.

Portfolio Strategy

How To Manage Your Emotions In Tumultuous Markets

To keep your financial plans on track, here are six guardrails to help you avoid giving in to extreme and often contradictory urges.

Stocks

Companies You Can Trust for Safe Dividends

At a time when the dividends of many previously reliable companies are in danger, here are some stocks with rock-solid dividends.

Bonds

Double Your Money the Safe Way

Keep this investment long enough and it will pay off big.

Portfolio Strategy

Will the Coronavirus Scare Lead to a Recession?

Depending on how widespread the coronavirus is—and how much it rattles consumers—the economic slowdown could become a recession. What investors can do.

Bonds

Where to Look Now for Higher Yields on Investments

There’s plenty of higher-yielding investments available now, but you need to be savvy about the level of risk.

Stocks

Videogame Stock Growth

Several trends are driving growth in the videogame industry. Here are some of the most attractive stocks that benefit.

Stocks

A Fund That Invests in Companies That Disrupt…Transform…and Innovate

Stocks of companies that will reinvent how their industries operate and transform the lives of their customers are a good investment opportunity.