Investing

Stocks

The Next Big Drug

The odds are stacked against biotech investors. It typically takes at least 10 years and $500 million in funding to…

Portfolio Strategy

How to Turn the Falling Dollar into $$$ for You

They used to say, "You can always depend on the US dollar." But faith in that long-standing ­truism has been…

Stocks

10 Best Stocks for the Next 10 Years

Companies face many ­challenges when it comes to boosting their stock prices over long ­periods of time. The challenges can range…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Balanced Funds

Many investors never bother adjusting their portfolios to restore their desired balance of stocks versus bonds, even when stocks have…

Stocks

This Year’s Best New IPOs

AND HOW TO INVEST IN THEM Since the video-cam company ­GoPro began offering stock to the public last year, its…

Portfolio Strategy

The Dollar Is Soaring: How It Could Help—or Hurt—Your Portfolio

Unless you’re planning to visit Europe, why should you care that the US dollar is soaring or that its value…

Stocks

The New Blue Chip Stocks

Even Warren Buffett Is Buying In Many of the giant companies that used to be emblems of quality, reliability and…

Stocks

Better Yields

Many cautious investors who are seeking stable companies that offer decent income and good value look at dividend yields. But…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

How to Invest in Health Care Now

This type of fund has topped all others One type of stock fund has outperformed all others over the past…

Foreign Investing

Shanghai Exchange

The Shanghai Stock Exchange is full of risks beyond those that stock investors usually face. The Chinese government puts tight…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The Right Bond Funds for a Rough Year Ahead

(And the Funds to Avoid) Will US interest rates ever start to rise? Of course they will, although investors and…

Investing

The Shrewdest Money Moves You Can Make in 2015

Every year at this time, Bottom Line/Personal asks leading personal finance experts for the shrewdest money moves that our readers…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

New Mutual Funds

It may be enticing to jump into a new mutual fund. A new fund’s small size and its ability to…

Investing

How to Invest in Scotch Whisky

Wine is no longer the only investment-grade intoxicant. The Rare Whisky Apex 1,000 Index, which tracks the value of 1,000…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

9 Best Mutual Funds for 2015…and One Great ETF, Too

The party’s not over yet. But fears of a nasty hangover are growing among investors as they prepare to enter…