Janet M. Brown

Janet M. Brown is president of the FundX Investment Group and managing editor of the NoLoad FundX newsletter, San Francisco. FundX.com

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Alternative Funds Help Balance Volatile Portfolios

When added to a mix of stocks and bonds, these funds can provide extra protection against volatility.

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.

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.

Investing

5 Money Pros Reveal Their Biggest Money Blunders

Six money experts reveal big mistakes that they once made—so you can learn the lessons and not make similar mistakes yourself.

Stocks

10 Best Stock Funds for 2018

Here are the most attractive stock funds for 2018 as chosen by investment manager and top fund-picker Janet Brown.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

10 Best Stock Funds for 2016

The stock market’s turbulence this year has caused many investors to question how much risk they are willing to take.…

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…

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…

Stocks

Afraid of Stocks?

How to Safely Ease into the Market or Increase Your Stake Is it too late? Have you waited too long…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Strategy for Picking Mutual Funds

When Janet Brown is selecting mutual funds, she looks past the traditional criteria that most other fund pickers use, such…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The Daring Portfolio: Eight Funds That Fly High

For many investors, now may be the time to be more daring. Various problems that threatened to derail the stock…

Investing

The Shrewdest Money Moves You Can Make in 2012

Interest rates on savings are painfully low…and the stock market is frighteningly volatile. But there still are wise things that…