The latest news on funds
State Street executive says these funds are not just for traders.
These new vehicles differ from mutual funds in key ways.
Exchange-traded funds are low cost and tax efficient, but commissions can be costly.
If you're on a tight budget, this is one way to build a portfolio.
Bank products offer safety and relatively generous yields.
New financial product offers exposure to the housing market even if you don't own real estate.
International funds are suffering—some more than others.
Fund tracker adds global real estate and currency funds.
Alternative-energy choices are growing, from solar to wind power.