Mutual Funds & ETFs

Mutual Funds & ETFs

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…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

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…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The New Communications Services Stock Sector Debuts

Companies ranging from AT&T and Google to Facebook, Netflix and Disney will likely be in the new sector.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

ETF That Invests in Robots

When you think of robots, you might picture C-3PO in Star Wars or Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator. But if…

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Expect Big Tax on Fund Gains

With US stock indexes hitting record highs this year, investors in many mutual funds will be facing big tax bills.…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Six Top Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio

No matter how buoyant the stock market has been through much of this year, many investors have continued to worry…

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Misleading Fund Returns

Investors are notoriously bad at choosing when to buy and sell mutual fund shares. And certain funds make it especially…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Attractive Alternatives to a Closed Vanguard Fund

Since the tremendously popular Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund closed its doors to new accounts in July, many investors have scrambled…

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Don’t Pick a Fund Before Checking This Number

Few Investors Even Know About It You may be choosing funds for your portfolio the wrong way. Many investors overlook…

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“Raw” Rebound

Oil is not the only commodity that has seen prices soar this year, handing big profits to investors. As of…

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ETFs for Value Investors

These exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide an easy way to invest in a diversified mix of value stocks… Schwab US Large-Cap…

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Prepare for ETF Liquidations

Exchange-traded funds have soared in popularity over the past decade…but more and more are shutting down now, and not always…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Near-Zero Fees on ETFs

Investment firms have been slashing the management fees that they charge investors for some exchange-traded funds (ETFs)—lowering the amounts to…

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Dump Your Funds?

There Are Steadier Choices for This Troubled Market Are your mutual funds the right ones for a rocky stock market?…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Invest in the Rest of the Market

When investors want to invest in the broad stock market, many use funds that track the Standard & Poor’s 500…