Investing

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Are the Cheapest Index Funds the Best?

When choosing an index fund, there are other factors to consider besides the lowest fee.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

These Stock Funds Avoid Big Market Dips

Worried about stock market volatility? Invest in funds that are resistant to corrections and are strong performers overall. We found the best ones.

Stock of the Week

February 6, 2019 | Synovus Financial Corporation | SNV

Investors were not happy with a recent move this company made, but it should pay off in the long run.

Stock of the Week

January 30, 2019 | Comcast Corporation | CMCSA

This week’s Stock of the Week is much more diverse than you think.

Stock of the Week

January 23, 2019 | LyondellBasell Industries N.V. | LYB

This week’s Stock of the Week is a petroleum company that can benefit from lower oil prices.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Avoid This Extra Fee on Funds

This sneaky fee is still around even though many other investing costs have dropped. Don’t pay it.

Stocks

A Safer Way to Bet on Biotech Stocks

If tiny firms with unproven potential sound too risky, here’s a safer way to invest in biotechs.

Bonds

Best Bond Funds for 2019

As rate increases taper, bond investments could become attractive and could help stabilize portfolios.

Stock of the Week

January 16, 2019 | Paycom Software | PAYC

This week’s Stock of the Week is growing by helping other companies streamline their operations.

Stocks

The Best Stocks For When Interest Rates Are Rising (Like Now)

The stock market can get creamed by rising interest rates, but some kinds of stocks actually thrive in rising-rate environments. Here they are.

Stock of the Week

January 9, 2019 | The Walt Disney Company | DIS

This week’s Stock of the Week is a giant that’s growing in many ways.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

These Mutual Funds Choose Countries So You Don’t Have To

Why not leave it to the experts in the form of a global stock fund to shift bets between US and foreign stocks?

Portfolio Strategy

These Funds Aim for Secure Retirement Income

Retirement income funds provide the right amount of income for your needs, then generate a regular payment every month.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The 10 Best Stock Funds for 2019

The best stock funds for 2019 can meet the challenges of rising interest rates, slower global economic growth and greater volatility.

Stock of the Week

January 2, 2019 | The Mosaic Company | MOS

This week’s Stock of the Week is growing and cutting at the same time.