Mutual Funds

  1. Your Retirement Portfolio: Diversification & ...

    Your Retirement Portfolio: Diversification & ...

    Why diversification and alternatives can play an important role in your retirement ...
  2. Cut Your Tax Bill With Donor-Advised Funds

    Cut Your Tax Bill With Donor-Advised Funds

    Beat the tax man come April 15 by investing in a charity-friendly fund.
  3. The Best Morningstar Tools For Analysts

    The Best Morningstar Tools For Analysts

    Morningstar, both the free standard and premium version, furnishes users with a plethora ...
  4. How to Calculate the Value of an ETF

    How to Calculate the Value of an ETF

    An ETF is a good way to get broad exposure without taking on specific risk, but calculating ...
  5. 7 Investments Beating The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

    7 Investments Beating The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

    Seven contenders for your investment dollars — assets that simultaneously diversify ...
  6. Can High Fund Returns Be Deceiving?

    Can High Fund Returns Be Deceiving?

    Don't focus too much on a mutual fund's recent returns. To pick a winner, look at ...
  1. Why 'Bricks And Mortar' Retail Remains A Solid ...

    Why 'Bricks And Mortar' Retail Remains A Solid ...

    Bricks and mortar stores aren’t dead or even dying. Investors would be well-served ...
  2. JPMorgan Puts Its Interests Ahead Of Clients

    JPMorgan Puts Its Interests Ahead Of Clients

    Brokers at the bank sold underperforming JPMorgan mutual funds to customers despite ...
  3. A Convertible Income Choice

    A Convertible Income Choice

    Given the low interest rate environment, convertible bonds is one way for income ...
  4. 2011 In Review – The Best-Performing Mutual Funds

    2011 In Review – The Best-Performing Mutual Funds

    We discuss the best-performing mutual funds in a disappointing year for many mutual ...
  5. Fitch's Downgrade Of Emerging Asia Is A Buying ...

    Fitch's Downgrade Of Emerging Asia Is A Buying ...

    As the world economic growth begins to slow, some opportunities have risen for longer ...
  6. 2011 In Review - The Worst-Performing Mutual ...

    2011 In Review - The Worst-Performing Mutual ...

    2011 was a terrible year for these funds.
  1. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded ...
  2. Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment ...

    Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment ...

    Understanding the various retirement investments - from annuities to 401(k)s and ...
  3. Fund Transactional Activity

    Fund Transactional Activity

    Portfolio turnover is one of the simplest measures of mutual fund quality quality. ...
  4. Hedge Funds Tutorial

    Hedge Funds Tutorial

    Hedge funds can be an integral part of a well-diversified portfolio - if you know ...
  1. Is it a good idea to buy mutual funds from banks?

    Mutual funds offer consumers a great way to access a professionally-managed group of assets at a relatively low cost, with ...
  2. What do the different types of mutual fund classes mean?

    When checking for different quotes on mutual funds, you might see different prices for classes of mutual fund shares that ...
  3. Do ETFs have a board of directors?

    Yes. An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a type of security that tracks a basket of assets or an index (such as an index fund), ...
  4. What advantages do exchange-traded funds have over mutual funds?

    Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are growing ever more popular, as they were created to combine the best characteristics of both ...
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