Fund Watch

The Kiplinger investing team tracks the latest news and trends in mutual fund investing.

August 2, 2018

More Star Power for the Kiplinger ETF 20

We spotlight new cast members in the list of our 20 favorite exchange-traded funds.

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August 2, 2018

Fidelity New Millennium's Contrarian Bet Pays Off

Unloading high-flying tech stocks and scooping up out-of-favor energy picks has helped this Kiplinger 25 member beat the S&P 500.

See More On: Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

August 2, 2018

Baron Global Advantage Bets Big on Tech

The managers for this large-company global stock fund scout for companies that invest aggressively for growth.

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July 5, 2018

Parnassus Mid Cap Fund Suffers a Toothache

This Kiplinger 25 member is in a slump.

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July 6, 2018

Free Trades on Low-Cost Funds

Charles Schwab offers the best deals on low-cost investments.

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July 5, 2018

Bond Funds With Flexibility

Go-anywhere bond fund managers can pick and choose from a complete menu of income investments.

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July 5, 2018

Hodges Small Cap Fund Is Back on Track

After a few rough years, a small-cap fund rediscovers its mojo.

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July 2, 2018

Vanguard to Ditch Commissions on Most ETFs

Starting in August, roughly 1,800 ETFs offered on Vanguard's brokerage platform will be commission-free

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June 7, 2018

This Short-Term Bond Fund Provides Protection From Rising Rates

Pimco Low Duration Income fund plays defense against rising rates and delivers a decent yield.

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June 7, 2018

Seven Super Foreign Funds

Use our picks to capitalize on growth overseas.

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May 29, 2018

Get Your Retirement Portfolio in Fighting Shape

These low-cost, risk-conscious funds can help your nest egg withstand the market's toughest blows.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | Dividends | Index Funds

May 10, 2018

Fidelity Low-Priced Stock: A Good Eye for Bargains

Legendary manager Joel Tillinghast finds plenty of solid stocks for $35 per share or less.

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May 10, 2018

Use This ETF to Tiptoe Into Tech Shares

iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor, a new member of the Kiplinger ETF 20, stayed ahead of its benchmarks.

See More On: ETFs | Mutual Funds | Tech Stocks

May 10, 2018

This Fund's Algorithm Is Designed For Consistent Gains

T. Rowe Price QM U.S. Small-Cap Growth Equity hit a rough patch in 2018.

See More On: Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

March 21, 2017

Kiplinger 25 Model Portfolios

Reach your investment goals with these plans using our favorite no-load mutual funds.

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April 4, 2018

Balanced Funds Help Investors Weather Stormy Markets

Vanguard Star Fund takes a big bite of bonds to provide some calm.

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April 4, 2018

How The Kip 25 Funds Performed

Our actively managed funds turned in mixed results over the past year. But they are in the race for the long haul.

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