Mutual Funds

Bill Gross: Return of the ‘Bond King’ at Janus Capital

Can Bill Gross return to his bond king glory days with Janus Capital? Our perspective tells us not to bet against Mr. Gross. Read Article

5 Great Value Funds to Buy Now

Whether you are looking to reduce market risk or just want to fill the value allocation in your portfolio, these great funds should top your list. Read Article

Best Socially Responsible Funds to Buy Now

The idea that socially responsible investing will limit your returns is beginning to change. Check out the top 3 SRI funds as proof. Read Article

Active Funds vs. Index Funds: Best Funds Since 1999

Find out which index funds have performed best over the past 15 years across large caps, mid caps, small caps and sector funds. Read Article

Vanguard Index Funds – The 3-Fund ‘Lazy’ Portfolio

Looking for the ultimate investment strategy? Consider "lazy" portfolios like this three-fund group of Vanguard index funds. Read Article

3 Low-Risk Mutual Funds With High Returns

We found three mutual funds that are competitive with the S&P 500, but have below-average risk portfolios compared to the all-stock index. Read Article

SEC Investigates Shady Mutual Fund & Brokerage Firm Dealings

Investors are largely unaware that millions of dollars are paid to brokerage firms every year by mutual fund companies to encourage the sale of certain mutual funds. Read Article

10 Excellent Mutual Funds to Put in Your 401K (Part 1)

Actively managed mutual funds still have a place -- and that's in your 401k. Here are the first five of 10 mutual funds I love for the long term. Read Article

5 Best Bond Funds to Buy for Rising Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve is set to hike rates in 2015, which will cause bond prices -- and bond funds -- to get shellacked. Read Article

Top 4 BlackRock Funds to Buy Now

If you are looking for the best BlackRock funds to buy, look no further than this list of the top BlackRock mutual funds. Read Article

Junk Bond Funds – What Record Outflows Are Telling Investors

Record outflows for junk bond funds can be a buying opportunity or a warning about a broader market correction. What should investors do? Read Article

What’s the SEC’s Problem With Alternative Mutual Funds?

The SEC is reportedly examining alternative mutual funds offered by large companies, such as Blackrock Inc and AQL Capital Management, and some smaller companies not previously offering mutual funds. Read Article

3 Best Mutual Funds for ‘Sin Stocks’

If you want to invest in sin stocks, mutual funds are an ideal way to capture sinful returns in this sub-category of consumer staples. Read Article

7 Best Fidelity Mutual Funds for Retirement

Looking for cheap index funds? What about smart active management? Fidelity Investments offers plenty from both columns via their vast array of mutual funds. Read Article

3 Bear Market Funds to Profit From Pain

Buying bear market funds can be a smart way to add diversity to your portfolio, and hedge against a southbound market. Here are 3 of the best options. Read Article

3 Best Mutual Funds for Junk Bonds

If you want to buy the best mutual funds to play junk bonds, you need to find the best high-yield bond fund managers. Read Article

Vanguard Lawsuit Could Rock the Entire Mutual Fund Industry

A recent lawsuit makes some pretty major allegations about Vanguard's 'at-cost' structure -- and it could have seismic implications for the fund industry. Read Article

5 Top Mutual Funds to Own From Janus Funds

Janus Funds provides something for every type of investor, but here's a look at what I think are the top mutual funds from this particular provider. Read Article

The Very Best of Janus Funds

Check out the best funds Janus has to offer and see if any of their high-flying funds of the 90s have returned to glory. Read Article

The Best and Worst Times to Invest in Growth Funds

There is a best time to invest in growth funds and there is a worst time to invest in growth funds. But how does one take advantage of the best and avoid the worst? Read Article