Investing

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The Less Is More Portfolio

Why Now Is the Time to Invest in a Focused Fund This is the right time for investors to focus…

Stocks

Bank Stock ­Comeback

For many types of companies, a looming increase in interest rates can spell trouble. But for banks, it can translate…

Stocks

When a Stock Buyback Is NOT a Good Sign

When a company buys back lots of its own stock from shareholders, that’s often a compelling reason to invest because…

Investing

How to Earn Much More Interest on Your Cash

Use This Smart New CD Strategy As interest rates have plunged, investments in certificates of deposit (CDs) have dropped by…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Similar ETFs Can Confuse You

The explosive growth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs)—there are now more than 1,400 with $2 trillion in total assets—often makes it…

Stocks

Why the Bull Market Will Last 4 More Years

The current six-year-old bull market can become a 10-year bull market. That’s top economist Allen Sinai’s optimistic prediction for the…

Stocks

Time to Buy Saudi Stocks?

At a time when oil prices have plunged, why invest in the world’s biggest oil-exporting country? On June 15, Saudi…

Stocks

Best Stocks for the Next Bear Market

What to Do Now to Protect Yourself Is it time for stock investors to become more cautious? After all, the…

Stocks

Drought Helps These Stocks

The worst drought in California since the state began keeping records in the 1800s is threatening businesses ranging from golf…

Portfolio Strategy

The 3-in-1 Retirement Portfolio

It Generates Income…Keeps Up with Inflation…Makes Your Money Last Picking the best mix of mutual funds for your investment portfolio…

Stocks

Great Stocks You Can Buy with a $10 Bill

(Some Are Less Than $5) After more than doubling in the past six years, do US stock markets still offer…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Top Large-Cap Growth Funds

Stocks of big companies with powerful earnings growth often outperform the overall market. The trouble is, large-cap growth stocks also…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Money-Market Fund Warning

For many investors, recently issued SEC rules are making money-market funds even less attractive than their low interest rates have…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Foreign Real Estate Beckons

You may never have considered investing in Tokyo office buildings, British shopping malls or luxury condos in Singapore. But funds…

Stocks

Best Stock Bargains in the World

How to find discounts of 30% or more Just weeks before Warren Buffett took part in a $49 billion blockbuster deal in…