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Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights every Tuesday.

August 13, 2018

Just How Pricey Is This Stock Market?

Let’s put the S&P 500’s P/E ratios under a magnifying glass.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

July 6, 2018

How to Invest Intelligently: Work Smart, Not Hard

One of the best things you can do is get out of your own way.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

June 12, 2018

Investors: Don’t Sweat Donald Trump’s Tweets

The president's Twitter activity can certainly cause short-term market swings, but other factors are far more influential

See More On: Markets | Investor Psychology

May 31, 2018

Don't Give Up on This Wild Bull Market

Sticking with stocks has always been a struggle. Nine years into a bull market, it still is.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Investor Psychology | Markets

March 7, 2018

7 Reasons Bitcoin Is Doomed

A crash in this and other cryptocurrencies is inevitable.

See More On: Commodities

February 13, 2018

Did Volatility ETFs Drive the Market’s Selloff?

These funds have no place among everyday investors

See More On: ETFs

February 9, 2018

Volatile Stock Market’s 10% Correction Stokes Investor Fears

But market corrections are surprisingly common and surprisingly short-lived. Bear markets are another story. Here’s what you need to know.

See More On: Markets | Economic Forecasts | Investor Psychology

January 19, 2018

The Only Two Vanguard Index Funds You Need for Retirement

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.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | 401(k)s | ETFs

January 18, 2018

The Bull Market Isn't in Danger of Ending Yet

But the relentless stock melt-up can't last forever. Watch for these warning signs that the rally is coming to an end.

See More On: Markets | Economic Forecasts | Investor Psychology

January 2, 2018

5 Best Stock Picks for 2018

A top fund manager reveals his favorite stocks for the new year. Hint: Think small.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds | Saving for Retirement

January 2, 2018

6 Best Vanguard Index Funds for 2018 and Beyond

You can build a well-balanced portfolio with just six mutual funds—but which six and how much should you invest in each?

See More On: Index Funds | ETFs | Mutual Funds

December 5, 2017

The 4 Best Bond Funds for Retirement Savers in 2018

Bonds are for ballast, not big returns. Plus: Retirees should keep maturities short.

See More On: Mutual Funds | Making Your Money Last | Stocks & Bonds

November 30, 2017

The 7 Best Stock Funds for Retirement Savers in 2018

If you choose active fund management, be prepared to be a patient stock investor.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | 401(k)s | Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

November 6, 2017

Japan's Stock Market Rebounds Under Abenomics

U.S. investors should take note of the rally as Prime Minister Abe’s economic policies take hold.

See More On: Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

October 24, 2017

5 Reasons Stocks Should Keep Climbing

Just because stock valuations are high doesn't mean they can't still go up from here.

See More On: Markets

October 16, 2017

Black Monday: What I Learned from the 1987 Stock Market Crash

Five key lessons from a breathtaking one-day plunge in the Dow Jones industrial average.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

September 13, 2017

Are Value Stocks Ready to Rebound?

Investors shun bargain shares at their peril as stocks of fast-growing companies soar.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Dividends | Markets

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