Midyear Outlook: Recovery on the horizon
KEY TAKEAWAYS Expect a bumpy path for U.S. markets in 2020 as the economy comes back online, followed by a potentially more solid...
The 5 Best Stock Funds for Retirement Savers in 2020
What a difference a year makes. On Christmas Eve 2018, the S&P 500 closed sharply down, bringing its peak-to-trough losses to 19.8% –...
The 10 Best Vanguard Funds for 2020
If you're looking to upgrade your portfolio in the new year, you'd be wise to look first at Vanguard – the proprietor of low-cost, high...
Morningstar Fund Ratings Adopt a Stricter Curve
Morningstar is in the middle of revamping its fund analysts' methodology. Can they beat the indices?
The 7 Best Bond Funds for Retirement Savers in 2020
Investors in even the best bond funds that Wall Street has to offer might be in for a difficult 2020. Much of the bond market, in my...
Market Timing: The Importance of Doing Nothing
Investors, as a whole, actually earn less than the funds that they invest in. Here’s how to avoid that fate.
Commission-Free Trades: A Bad Deal for Investors
Four of the biggest online brokers just cut their commissions to $0 per transaction. Be careful, or you could be a big loser.
6 Best Health Care Funds for a Volatile Market
Let’s face it: The stock market is infuriating. Valuations are high, global growth is slow, and President Donald Trump’s trade war with...
Vanguard Dividend Growth Reopens. Enter at Will.
Why you should consider investing in this terrific fund now.