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What Is a Market Maker?
A market maker is responsible for keeping the markets running smoothly, and this is how they do it.
What Is an ETN?
ETNs are different than their ETF cousins, but what are they exactly?
By Jeff Reeves Published
A New Bull Market Became Official in June, But It Looks a Little Wobbly
Stock market gains in a new bull market are promising, but financial experts predict a few stumbling blocks could bring down higher stock prices.
By Anne Kates Smith Published
Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs
ETFs Build a solid core for your portfolio and explore new opportunities with our favorite low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
By Nellie S. Huang Last updatedETFs
How to Build Your Financial House From the Foundation Up
When you draw up your financial blueprint, you’ll want the result to weather economic storms, risks that come with aging and other changes in your life.
By Andrew Drufke Published
What Are Options?
Options are a useful tool for investors looking to bet on a directional price move, generate income and hedge portfolio positions.
By Elizabeth Volk Published
16 Low-Cost ETFs to Buy
Expense ratios for index funds have declined in recent years, making them a cheap investing strategy to consider. Here are 16 low-cost ETFs to consider.
By Kyle Woodley Published
What to Know About Alternative Investments
An overview of the definition of alternative investments and different ways to participate.
By Jacob Wolinsky Published
Why I Still Like Emerging Markets
Periods of global instability create intriguing possibilities in emerging markets. Here are a few.
By James K. Glassman Published
The Investment Strategy You Need Now
An asset allocation plan divvies up your money into stocks, bonds, cash and other assets according to your goals, time horizon and tolerance for risk.
By Nellie S. Huang Published