Index Funds

  1. Indexing vs. Stock Picking: Which is Better Now?

    Indexing and stock picking both have positive and negative features. One has outperformed ...
  2. The FV ETF: Playing Momentum with Less Risk

    This ETF is one way to play momentum investing, but even with its steady gains, there ...
  3. Should You Hire an Advisor or DIY Your Savings?

    Investors should consider index funds and robo-advisors before committing to a costly ...
  4. Buy and Hold: Comfortable, But Mind the Risks

    Don't let the comfort of buying and holding blind you into hurting your portfolio.
  5. Why the Government Favors Index Funds

    The DoL’s proposed fiduciary rules appear to favor low-cost index funds that would ...
  6. Which Dow Jones Stocks are Safe? Which are Risky?

    In a situation where our sustained bull run could turn into a sell-off rather quickly, ...
  1. Indexing vs. Stock Picking: Which is Better Now?

    Indexing and stock picking both have positive and negative features. One has outperformed ...
  2. The FV ETF: Playing Momentum with Less Risk

    This ETF is one way to play momentum investing, but even with its steady gains, there ...
  3. Should You Hire an Advisor or DIY Your Savings?

    Investors should consider index funds and robo-advisors before committing to a costly ...
  4. Buy and Hold: Comfortable, But Mind the Risks

    Don't let the comfort of buying and holding blind you into hurting your portfolio.
  5. Why the Government Favors Index Funds

    The DoL’s proposed fiduciary rules appear to favor low-cost index funds that would ...
  6. Which Dow Jones Stocks are Safe? Which are Risky?

    In a situation where our sustained bull run could turn into a sell-off rather quickly, ...
  1. What is the difference between the QQQ ETF and other indexes?

    Find out more about the PowerShares QQQ Trust, the index the QQQ tracks, and the difference between QQQ, the SPY and Nasdaq ...
  2. What is the QQQ ETF?

    Find out more about the PowerShares QQQ Trust, what sectors are included in this exchange-traded fund and the top 10 holdings ...
  3. What is considered a good turnover ratio for a mutual fund?

    Understand what the concept of turnover ratio represents in relation to a mutual fund, and how an investor can evaluate a ...
  4. What does a high information ratio tell an investor about a mutual fund?

    Learn what the information ratio is used to measure. Understand what a high information ratio tells an investor about a mutual ...
  1. 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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