Low-volatility stock ETFs lag in times of rising markets but make up for that when the market sinks.
Mutual Funds & ETFs
When choosing an index fund, there are other factors to consider besides the lowest fee.
Worried about stock market volatility? Invest in funds that are resistant to corrections and are strong performers overall. We found the best ones.
This sneaky fee is still around even though many other investing costs have dropped. Don’t pay it.
Why not leave it to the experts in the form of a global stock fund to shift bets between US and foreign stocks?
The best stock funds for 2019 can meet the challenges of rising interest rates, slower global economic growth and greater volatility.
This type of stock fund pays attention to “ESG”—environmental, social and corporate governance standards.
Funds focused on the smallest stocks have taken the lead, offering investors new opportunities.
After sitting out much of the bull market, small-cap growth stock funds have taken center stage.
Today’s struggling funds are often tomorrow’s top-performing funds. Here’s why—plus 3 “cold” funds that could come roaring back.
Short-term bond funds are waking from a long coma with higher payouts…and look like good alternatives to dividend stocks and long-term bonds.
Investment expert Larry Swedroe explains how to use ETFs more effectively.
There are now at least 10 mutual funds and ETFs that focus on emerging-market stocks that meet socially-conscious standards.
Bottom Line asked five leading investment experts to choose the best mutual funds and exchange-traded funds for today’s extremely volatile market.
Fund managers who come from the top 20% of wealthiest families trailed those who come from the poorest 20% of families.
Investors in Fidelity target-date funds face higher risks than they might realize.
A growing number of ETFs are actively managed instead of simply tracking an index. Here are some of the best ones.
Several of the best and largest ETFs have expense ratios two to five times as high as some less well-known and smaller ETFs that track similar indexes.
Investors have been getting market-beating returns from some single-country ETFs. Here are two of the best from our ETF expert.