Investing

Mutual Funds & ETFs

“Fund of Funds” ETFs Create an Easy Investment Portfolio for You

“Fund of Funds” ETFs provide one-stop shopping for investors seeking an easy way to create a portfolio.

Stocks

Reduce Your Financial Stress with These Low-Volatility Investments

If you thought that you could handle a volatile stock market, this year’s market crash put that belief to the test.

Stocks

The Streaming TV Wars: What to Watch, Which Stocks to Buy

Which streaming services are worth investing in? Disney, Viacom, Netflix, Amazon or…?

Stocks

The “Dividend Kings” Shine

There are 27 stocks in the S&P 500 that have raised dividends every year for at least 50 years—so-called Dividend Kings. Here are the three best now.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Some Foreign Funds Are Not Foreign Enough

Your foreign stock fund may have a heavy dose of US stocks, possibly throwing off your asset allocation plan

Stocks

Best IPOs for 2020–And Those To Avoid

Four IPOs to consider in 2020 despite some big IPO failures in 2019.

Investing

Even the Tone Deaf Can Make Money In Music

Small investors can buy stakes in songs by musical artists including Beyoncé, Bieber Madonna and Elmo. Here’s how.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

10 Best Stock Funds for 2020

As the bull market tries to extend its record-long run, here are 10 stock mutual funds and ETFs that can meet the challenges.

Brokerages

Beware the Hazards of Robo Advisors

How to protect yourself from automated investment advice services (robo advisors) that may not be trustworthy.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

These Balanced Funds Offer A Safer Bet

These three mutual funds offer a balance of stocks and bonds that provide strong returns with less volatility.

Investing

Top Stocks Warren Buffett Would Pick in Today’s Stock Market

Want to mimic Warren Buffett’s legendary—and successful—investing style? Here are five stocks to get you started.

Brokerages

0% Brokerage Commissions Have Limits

Just because major brokerages slashed commissions on trading stocks to zero doesn’t mean you should ignore other fees.

Stocks

Stock Opportunity: Mid-Cap Dividend Payers

Dividend-paying stocks of medium-size companies become more attractive as big blue-chip stocks have soared.

Stocks

These Trends Could Boost Your Stock Returns for Years

Trends that last 10 years can bolster companies in good and bad times, creating big investment opportunities.

Investing

Insider Buying at These Companies May Be a Buy Signal for You Too

Four insider-buying guidelines can help you find attractive stocks