The Frightening Passive Investing Trend

Dodany: 22 września 2017


Passive funds charge lower fees than actively managed funds. But while this helps investors, it is problem for the wider market. Today's Stocks & Topics: EBITA: Earnings before interest, taxes, and...

Wall Street's Hidden 6.5 Percent Income Secret

Dodany: 21 września 2017


There’s a better way to bankroll your retirement that they won’t tell you about: municipal bonds. Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, BBBY - Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., MU - Micron Technology Inc.,...

Arbitrage: Riskless Profit?

Dodany: 20 września 2017


It's basically buying a security in one market and simultaneously selling it in another market, profiting from a temporary difference in prices. Today's Stocks & Topics: Long Term Investing, ROIC -...

The Best Ways to Invest in Foreign Markets

Dodany: 19 września 2017


Most advisors recommend holding some foreign stocks in a diversified portfolio. Fortunately, there are several easy ways to invest there. Today's Stocks & Topics: Industries to Invest In, The Euro,...

The Ins and Outs of Starting Up

Dodany: 16 września 2017


Do you need to go through a broker to buy a mutual fund? What's the difference between a mutual fund and a brokerage account? Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs, SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., Millenials...

Does the U.S. Stock Exodus Make Sense?

Dodany: 15 września 2017


In recent weeks $30 billion left U.S. stocks, the longest streak of outflows since 2004. Investors have turned to emerging markets, Europe and Japan. Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A vs. Roth I-R-A,...

Buy-and-hold Strategy Could Unbalance Portfolio

Dodany: 14 września 2017


This is a lazy person’s investing approach. It also works out pretty well because it’s hard to make many mistakes. But there is a downside. Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Evaluation, SYF -...

4 Financial Security Resources for Senior Investors

Dodany: 13 września 2017


More than any other concern that is especially critical for senior investors - protecting their life savings. Today's Stocks & Topics: Buy & Sell, MU - Micron Technology Inc., CSCO - Cisco Systems...

Should Your IRA Go Bitcoin?

Dodany: 12 września 2017


Our world is more digital. More of our lives are online. It's no surprise that a digital currency option would be ready to change the landscape. Today's Stocks & Topics: HBI - Hanesbrands Inc.,...

Where to Put Your Portfolio When You Hit 60

Dodany: 9 września 2017


Thinking has been you should shift your assets out of stocks. But, there are safer, smarter ways to enjoy the potential benefits of staying in stocks. Today's Stocks & Topics: Compounding, AKAM -...

How to Protect Your Profits

Dodany: 8 września 2017


Stocks have rallied sharply, so many people will be sitting on gains and wondering whether to stay put or cash out. It is not an easy choice. Today's Stocks & Topics: Bonds, BBX - BBX Capital...

When is a 'Fiduciary' Truly Acting as a Fiduciary?

Dodany: 7 września 2017


The fiduciary rule aims to protect retirement investors from financial adviser conflicts of interest, but consumers still must watch out for themselves. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing During...

Shopping for the Best Online Broker

Dodany: 6 września 2017


Firms have been trimming commissions, expanding their online tools, offering more transaction-free mutual funds and enhancing their mobile apps. Today's Stocks & Topics: OCLR - Oclaro Inc., UA -...

Alternative Investments: What to Know Before You Buy

Dodany: 4 września 2017


Are alternative investments - currencies, commodities, real estate, private equity and even art or collectibles - right for your portfolio? Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividend Income, Earnings,...

How to Invest in Index Funds

Dodany: 2 września 2017


Index funds are a low-fee, no-fuss way to invest money for retirement. It might be the smartest and easiest investment you ever make. Today's Stocks & Topics: Entry Point, DVA - DaVita Inc., The...

Retiring on Your Dividends

Dodany: 1 września 2017


As daunting of a task as saving for a comfortable retirement is, living off of your investments once you finally do retire is equally as challenging. Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A, AAPL - Apple...

Mixing It Up: Stocks vs. Bonds vs. Cash

Dodany: 31 sierpnia 2017


There is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of proper asset allocation. Deciding factors are age, risk tolerance, and time to retirement. Today's Stocks & Topics: TEVA - Teva...

You're 50 and Haven't Saved a Dime for Retirement

Dodany: 30 sierpnia 2017


Time is no longer an ally. If you're behind at this point, it's still possible to reach a reasonable savings target. Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement, PHK - PIMCO High Income Fund, Financial...

The Best Ways to Invest in Foreign Markets

Dodany: 29 sierpnia 2017


Most advisors recommend holding some foreign stocks in a diversified portfolio. Fortunately, there are several easy ways to invest there. Today's Stocks & Topics: Industries to Invest In, BITCF -...

U.S. Stocks Safer than Foreign Investments?

Dodany: 26 sierpnia 2017


Researchers have long documented what’s known as “home bias,” the tendency for investors to favor their own country’s financial markets. Today's Stocks & Topics: Moving Averages, Technical...