Bonds: 10 Things You Need to Know
Investing for Income

Bonds: 10 Things You Need to Know

Bonds can be more complex than stocks, but it's not hard to become a knowledgeable fixed-income investor.
July 22, 2020
12 Bond Mutual Funds and ETFs to Buy for Protection
ETFs

12 Bond Mutual Funds and ETFs to Buy for Protection

Bond mutual funds and ETFs have run up during this tumultuous year, but many can still shield investors from future volatility and stock losses.
July 22, 2020
91 Top Dividend Stocks From Around the World
stocks

91 Top Dividend Stocks From Around the World

These 91 Dividend Aristocrats, from the U.S., Canada and Europe, are among the world's top dividend stocks for payout longevity and safety.
July 13, 2020
3 Municipal Bond Funds for Rich, Tax-Friendly Yields
Investing for Income

3 Municipal Bond Funds for Rich, Tax-Friendly Yields

Municipal bond funds allow you to enjoy the benefits of tax-exempt income. By investing in CEFs, you can sweeten the pot even further.
July 13, 2020
65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On
stocks

65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On

These 65 Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of dividend stocks that have reliably increased their annual payouts every year for at least a quarte…
July 8, 2020
13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market
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13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market

Optimistic that the bounce since March is indeed the start of the next bull market? Here are the 13 best Vanguard funds to help you make the most of i…
July 7, 2020
Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July?
Markets

Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July?

Independence Day falls on a Saturday in 2020. As a result, the bond and stock markets are closed for a long holiday weekend. Here's a look at the mark…
July 2, 2020
5 High-Yield ETFs to Buy
Real Estate Vanguard ETF (VNQ)

5 High-Yield ETFs to Buy

For investors committed to generating income, these five high-yield ETFs could be worth including in your buy-and-hold portfolio.
June 17, 2020
5 Sickly S&P 500 Stocks to Sell or Avoid
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5 Sickly S&P 500 Stocks to Sell or Avoid

Wall Street's professional analysts say these five S&P 500 stocks are some of the worst bets in the market right now.
June 12, 2020
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
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Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

Hedge funds are typically loaded with blue-chip stocks. Here, we examine the smart money's favorite stock picks and what makes them so attractive.
June 11, 2020
A Little Hedging Can Go a Long Way to Protect Your Retirement Savings
retirement

A Little Hedging Can Go a Long Way to Protect Your Retirement Savings

What sounds like a hedge fund but is nothing like one? A hedged equity portfolio. This type of investment portfolio can help you avoid much of the pai…
June 10, 2020
20 Best Stocks to Invest In During This Recession
stocks

20 Best Stocks to Invest In During This Recession

Recessions necessarily change the spending habits of tens of millions of Americans. These are the best stocks to invest in as long as the U.S. economy…
June 9, 2020
Stock Market Today: U.S. in Recession, But Nasdaq Sets New High
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Stock Market Today: U.S. in Recession, But Nasdaq Sets New High

Apple, Amazon notch new records in rally; Boeing leads Dow to sixth consecutive gain
June 8, 2020
15 Great Retirement Stocks to Buy at Reasonable Prices
stocks

15 Great Retirement Stocks to Buy at Reasonable Prices

These retirement stocks are no longer once-in-a-lifetime buys, but they still trade at decent prices while offering up much-better-than-average income…
June 8, 2020
Stock Market Today: Stunning Jobs Report Sends Stocks Aloft
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Stock Market Today: Stunning Jobs Report Sends Stocks Aloft

Boeing leads the Dow again; Nasdaq finishes a hair away from all-time highs
June 5, 2020
Stock Market Today: Investors Tap the Brakes
investing

Stock Market Today: Investors Tap the Brakes

Jobless claims suggested the worst of the job news may be behind us. Still, investors remained nervous about Friday's unemployment report
June 5, 2020
5 Stocks to Buy for an Uncertain 2020
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5 Stocks to Buy for an Uncertain 2020

These five stocks offer a balance of offense and defense to help you finesse your way through a tricky outlook.
June 5, 2020
7 Growth Stocks to Buy for Oodles of Upside
stocks

7 Growth Stocks to Buy for Oodles of Upside

The market has recovered most of its bear-market losses, but you can still find numerous growth stocks to buy with plenty of potential left.
June 5, 2020
Where to Put Your Money Now: Our 2020 Midyear Investing Outlook
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Where to Put Your Money Now: Our 2020 Midyear Investing Outlook

The market is finding its way in a changed landscape. Our advice: Tilt toward stocks rather than bonds and cash, and favor U.S. over international hol…
June 5, 2020
Stocks: Look to Market Breadth for Direction
investing

Stocks: Look to Market Breadth for Direction

Will stocks as a whole advance or retreat? Sometimes it’s a question of who is buying what.
June 5, 2020
Jim Paulsen: Go With a Mix of Offense, Defense and Tech
investing

Jim Paulsen: Go With a Mix of Offense, Defense and Tech

The Leuthold Group investment strategist sees fear priced into stocks, with bargains out there in riskier choices.
June 5, 2020
Kiplinger 25: Our Green Fund Sees Some Red
investing

Kiplinger 25: Our Green Fund Sees Some Red

But it has delivered over the long term since its 2012 inception.
June 5, 2020
Vanguard Target Retirement 2030 Keeps Its Eye on the Prize
investing

Vanguard Target Retirement 2030 Keeps Its Eye on the Prize

With these retirement-focused funds, staying put is the best strategy.
June 5, 2020
A Dicey Year for Dividends (and 4 Stocks for Solid Payouts)
investing

A Dicey Year for Dividends (and 4 Stocks for Solid Payouts)

You can still find safe and rising income from stocks — if you know where to look.
June 4, 2020
Pockets of Opportunity Still Lurk in Bonds
investing

Pockets of Opportunity Still Lurk in Bonds

A rash of corporate debt downgrades lies ahead, but actual defaults will remain low. So, is the worst over?
June 4, 2020
JAMES GLASSMAN: When Stocks Are Down, Grab Your Wish List
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JAMES GLASSMAN: When Stocks Are Down, Grab Your Wish List

Purchasing stocks when the market is hurting requires discipline. But it’s the way to get great companies at a reasonable price
June 4, 2020