Risk/Return Tradeoff

  1. Performance of Funds That Use an Option Strategy

    How have funds that employ an option strategy performed when compared to the S&P ...
  2. High Beta Stocks: Risks to Consider Over a Long ...

    Learn the risks of high-beta stocks if you are considering them for your portfolio. ...
  3. 5 Ways New Investors Can Reduce Stress

    Learn five ways to reduce stress prior to investing, involving budgeting, diversification ...
  4. Why Include Convertible Securities in Your Portfolio

    What are convertible securities and why you should include them in your portfolio.
  5. Non-Traded BDCs: Worth the Risks?

    Non-traded BDCs, which lend to high-risk companies, have become a popular investment ...
  6. FREEX: Franklin Real Estate Securities Risk Statistics ...

    Analyze risk statistics to determine how FREEX fits into a portfolio designed to ...
  1. High Beta Stocks: Risks to Consider Over a Long ...

    Learn the risks of high-beta stocks if you are considering them for your portfolio. ...
  2. Energy Fund Bounce Grinding to a Halt (XOP, USO)

    SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF could spend months or even years ...
  3. FREEX: Franklin Real Estate Securities Risk Statistics ...

    Analyze risk statistics to determine how FREEX fits into a portfolio designed to ...
  4. 3 Chip Stocks in Strong Uptrends (SIMO, AOSL)

    These three semiconductor plays should remain resilient, posting new highs as long ...
  5. Top 3 Stocks to Invest in If You Can't Stand ...

    Don't have the appetite for risk? Consider these 3 stocks.
  6. 3 Nasdaq-100 Laggards to Sell Short (AKAM, DISH)

    Three Nasdaq-100 tech sector laggards may offer profitable short sales in the weeks ...
  1. Do mutual funds invest only in stocks?

    Discover which types of mutual funds invest in only equities, or stocks, and which mutual funds also include investments ...
  2. What asset allocation should I use for my retirement portfolio?

    Learn the basics of planning an asset allocation strategy for retirement using risk constraints and return objectives to ...
  3. How does the risk of investing in the industrial sector compare to the broader market?

    Discover how the risk of investing in the industrial sector compares to the broader market. The industrial sector is highly ...
  4. What are the main factors that impact share prices in the insurance sector?

    Learn about some of the main factors that impact share prices in the insurance sector. Insurance companies make money by ...
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