Mutual Funds & ETFs

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Short-Term Bond Funds

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.

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5 Big ETF Mistakes to Avoid

Investment expert Larry Swedroe explains how to use ETFs more effectively.

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Socially Conscious Emerging Market Funds

There are now at least 10 mutual funds and ETFs that focus on emerging-market stocks that meet socially-conscious standards.

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The 7 Best Funds for Volatile Times

Bottom Line asked five leading investment experts to choose the best mutual funds and exchange-traded funds for today’s extremely volatile market.

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Guess Which Fund Managers Outperform: Those from Poor Backgrounds or Those From Rich Backgrounds?

Fund managers who come from the top 20% of wealthiest families trailed those who come from the poorest 20% of families.

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Target-Date Funds Get Riskier

Investors in Fidelity target-date funds face higher risks than they might realize.

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Finding the Best Active ETFs

A growing number of ETFs are actively managed instead of simply tracking an index. Here are some of the best ones.

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Cheaper ETFs

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.

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One-Country ETFs

Investors have been getting market-beating returns from some single-country ETFs. Here are two of the best from our ETF expert.

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Some Unique ETFs Are Attractive

There are many unusual ETFs, but many are too volatile and only some are attractive.

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Best Undiscovered Funds

Some funds have yet to be discovered by investors but offer appealing strategies. They could help boost your investment returns for years to come.

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Forever Funds for the Long Term

Warren Buffett is fond of saying that the ideal period to hold a stock is “forever.” Not everyone, however, has…

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ETFs That Boost Your Income

Not every income-oriented investor can commit to a 10-year investment. But if you can, there is a strategy that uses…

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Attractive South Korean Investment

The Korea Stock Exchange KOSPI index was up 13% for 2017 as of mid-May, hitting record highs, and still has…

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Lower Fees on Index Funds

Mutual fund providers are jockeying to compete with low fees on index funds. Examples: In March, Charles Schwab dropped the…