Neena Mishra, CFA

Neena Mishra, CFA, ETF research director at Zacks Investment Research, Chicago. Zacks.com

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The Stock Sectors That Could Shine in 2020

These four exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are focused on what are likely to be the most attractive sectors of the market in 2020. Investing in them lets you spread your bets amo...

Mutual Funds & ETFs

“Fund of Funds” ETFs Create an Easy Investment Portfolio for You

“Fund of Funds” ETFs provide one-stop shopping for investors seeking an easy way to create a portfolio.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Low-Volatility ETFs Prove They Work in Down Markets

Low-volatility stock ETFs lag in times of rising markets but make up for that when the market sinks.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

There’s a New Kind of Socially Conscious ETF, and It’s Outperforming the Market

This type of stock fund pays attention to “ESG”—environmental, social and corporate governance standards.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Short-Term Bond Funds

Short-term bond funds are waking from a long coma with higher payouts…and look like good alternatives to dividend stocks and long-term bonds.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Socially Conscious Emerging Market Funds

There are now at least 10 mutual funds and ETFs that focus on emerging-market stocks that meet socially-conscious standards.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Finding the Best Active ETFs

A growing number of ETFs are actively managed instead of simply tracking an index. Here are some of the best ones.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

One-Country ETFs

Investors have been getting market-beating returns from some single-country ETFs. Here are two of the best from our ETF expert.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Some Unique ETFs Are Attractive

There are many unusual ETFs, but many are too volatile and only some are attractive.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Attractive South Korean Investment

The Korea Stock Exchange KOSPI index was up 13% for 2017 as of mid-May, hitting record highs, and still has…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

ETF That Invests in Robots

When you think of robots, you might picture C-3PO in Star Wars or Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator. But if…

Investing

Investing in “Dow” ETFs

You may be able to profit by playing the Dow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the most popular measure…

Foreign Investing

ETFs That Hedge the Dollar

Chances are, you own some foreign stocks either directly or through a mutual fund. What if foreign stock prices rise…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

“Raw” Rebound

Oil is not the only commodity that has seen prices soar this year, handing big profits to investors. As of…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

ETFs for Value Investors

These exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide an easy way to invest in a diversified mix of value stocks… Schwab US Large-Cap…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Smarter ETFs

For the most part, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) blindly track indexes that give the greatest weight to stocks with the highest…

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…

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…

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…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

A Rising Dollar

For investors, betting on the strength of the US dollar versus foreign currencies can be very risky at times, but…