The latest news on mutual funds
Simple indexing strategies benefited from the S&P 500's rapid run-up.
Advice on how to get back into the market before it’s too late.
Funds that invest in futures may experience contango, which can mean losses for the funds.
Understand how Uncle Sam taxes your stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.
Gold, on an inflation-adjusted basis, has not reached the same peak it achieved in 1980.
Diversification helps you achieve your financial goals.
Investors can buy individual bonds and hold them to maturity to avoid losing principal along the way.
Spreading your bets widely helps keep a lid on risk and volatility, but can you go too far?
Many funds have loads, and some managers must follow strict guidelines.
S&P 500 companies are on track to report record earnings in the second half of 2011.