Articles by Baden, Ben
These funds have good track records in both up and down markets.
The 10-year treasury bond is trading near record lows.
Seventy billion shares of ETFs were traded last month, up 86 percent from July.
Fear and inflation play a role, but the low rate environment is the most important factor.
Dynamic, transparent, and tax-efficient, ETFs are attracting more investors than ever.
So far this year, mining stocks have lagged behind the soaring price of gold.
Many five-year CDs offer higher rates than the 10-year treasury bond.
The once-mighty Fairholme has lost about 22 percent so far in 2011.
Two more years of low rates means savers will continue to be punished.