Index Funds

  1. An Introduction To Stock Market Indexes

    An Introduction To Stock Market Indexes

    Investopedia explains the five most talked about indexes and what makes them all ...
  2. Getting Started In Stocks

    Getting Started In Stocks

    We'll provide a step-by-step introduction on how to invest - and succeed - in this ...
  3. Broadening Your Portfolio's Borders

    Broadening Your Portfolio's Borders

    Find out what type of international fund might suit your needs in gaining exposure ...
  4. A Guide To Core-Satellite Investing

    A Guide To Core-Satellite Investing

    Find out how this approach reduces risk and costs so you can maximize your portfolio's ...
  5. Introduction To Fundamentally Weighted Index ...

    Introduction To Fundamentally Weighted Index ...

    If you believe the market smiles on those who focus on value, growth or income, this ...
  6. Breaking Down The TSP Investment Funds

    Breaking Down The TSP Investment Funds

    For investors seeking growth, income AND capital preservation, the Thrift Savings ...
  1. ChartAdvisor for July 17, 2014

    ChartAdvisor for July 17, 2014

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indices.
  2. How To Smooth-Out Your Ride In The Stock Market ...

    How To Smooth-Out Your Ride In The Stock Market ...

    Volatility is back. For investors, this nasty problem of gyrating markets can be ...
  3. Market Summary for September 27, 2013

    Market Summary for September 27, 2013

    The major U.S. indices moved largely lower this week, while technical indicators ...
  4. Inverse ETFs - Rising During Market Declines

    Inverse ETFs - Rising During Market Declines

    These four ETFs make it easy for traders and investors to hedge long positions, as ...
  5. Market Summary for July 26 2013

    Market Summary for July 26 2013

    The major U.S. indices moved largely lower this week, with technical indicators suggesting ...
  6. Market Summary For July 12 2013

    Market Summary For July 12 2013

    The major U.S. indices moved larger higher this week, but traders should take note ...
  1. Is it possible to beat the market?

    "Beating the market" means trying to earn an investment return greater than that of the S&P 500 index, one of the most ...
  2. Is it possible to invest in an index?

    First, let's review the definition of an index. An index is essentially an imaginary portfolio of securities representing ...
  3. Can I still make money with a couch-potato portfolio?

    The couch-potato portfolio is an indexing investment strategy that requires only yearly monitoring by an investor. An investor ...
  4. What is the ideal number of stocks to have in a portfolio?

    First off, there is no single correct answer to this question - it will depend on a number of factors such as your country ...
  1. 5 Reasons To Avoid Index Funds

    5 Reasons To Avoid Index Funds

    Index funds are an easy way to gain access to the financial markets, but here are ...
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