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The past 10 years make it look too easy to make money in stocks. Here’s how to prepare for worse times.
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Vanguard funds have become synonymous with index investing. But if you limit yourself to the firm’s passive strategies, you’ll miss some gems. Indeed, Vanguard fund managers actually invest more of ...
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The immediate fixed annuity offers guaranteed lifetime income
Let’s put the S&P 500’s P/E ratios under a magnifying glass.
Rising interest rates and the decline of shopping malls have weighed on real estate investment trusts (REITs) over the past few years. The good news is that many REITs – special tax-advantaged businesses ...
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One of the best things you can do is get out of your own way.
Want to beat the market? Academic work for decades has pointed the way: Invest in value stocks — stocks that are cheap relative to their earnings, cash flow or assets.
Since 1940, value stocks have ...
The president's Twitter activity can certainly cause short-term market swings, but other factors are far more influential
Sticking with stocks has always been a struggle. Nine years into a bull market, it still is.
Investors are flocking to target-date retirement funds. These funds, which often are the default option in workplace 401(k) plans, received $70 billion in net inflows last year, bringing their total assets ...
Emerging-markets funds are on fire. Over the past 12 months through April 18, the MSCI Emerging Markets index has returned 27.1%. That’s 7.6 percentage points more than the MSCI EAFE index of developed ...
Some investors have given up on actively managed stock funds in recent years, instead turning to dirt-cheap index funds that passively track a benchmark. Index funds can get the job done. But the record ...
A crash in this and other cryptocurrencies is inevitable.
These funds have no place among everyday investors
But market corrections are surprisingly common and surprisingly short-lived. Bear markets are another story. Here’s what you need to know.
Investing doesn't need to be complicated or expensive. Build a dirt-cheap portfolio that can last a lifetime with just one stock ETF and one bond ETF.
But the relentless stock melt-up can't last forever. Watch for these warning signs that the rally is coming to an end.