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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…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Which Funds Are Better Now…Actively Managed or Index?

Which are better—actively managed funds whose managers pick which stocks to buy and sell…or a passive investment such as an…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Internet Funds Are Back

Companies focused on the Internet have come a long way since the dot-com bubble burst in the early 2000s. Many…

Stocks

Energy Bargains

As oil prices have plunged amid a global glut, energy stocks have taken a big hit as well, dropping by…

Stocks

2015’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…