Mutual Funds

The 3 Best Mutual Funds of Q3

The third quarter looked quite different from the first half of the year. Q3's best mutual funds help explain why. Read Article

This Healthcare Fund Is Just What the Doctor Ordered

The market is chasing its tail ahead of this week's jobs reports. Biotechnology in particular is experiencing fear-based selling. Read Article

The 3 Best Funds to Buy for the Rest of 2015

With the market in risk-off mode and few compelling investment ideas out there, finding the best mutual funds for the rest of 2015 wasn't easy. Here are three to consider. Read Article

VIVAX: A Great Vanguard Fund for Long-Term Total Returns

If you're looking for rock-solid value stocks with some income, few funds do it better than Vanguard Value Index Fund (VIVAX). Read Article

3 of the Best Index Funds to Buy for the Long Run

For long-term investing, you can't beat index funds. But don't settle for just any fund -- get the best index funds made for the long run. Read Article

The 5 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next 5 Years

The next five years won't be as easy for investors as the past five. But you'll be A-OK with these best Vanguard funds for the long term. Read Article

The Best and Worst Funds During the Market’s Meltdown

In hindsight of the biggest market correction in years, we can gain insight from looking at the best and worst funds during the chaos. Read Article

The 3 Best Value Funds That Actually Earn Their Fees

Value stocks are still difficult to find -- but you can get help from the active managers of some of the market's best value funds. Read Article

7 Best American Funds for the Long-Term Investor

The best American Funds have a solid history of benchmark-beating, long-term performance. Read Article

3 International Closed-End Funds to Earn High Yield

Frequently, closed-end mutual funds often offer high yield, and trade at a discount to the value of the securities the funds own. Read Article

3 of the Best Actively Managed Fidelity Funds

Fidelity funds offer a broad selection of low-cost, no-load, actively-managed funds. Here are 3 of their best. Read Article

3 Vanguard Funds That Deliver Market-Beating Returns

Whether you're looking for small-, mid- or large-cap stocks, these three Vanguard funds are your key to beating the market this year. Read Article

The 3 Best Short-Term, High-Yield Bond Funds

With yields low and interest rates set to rise, now is a good time to consider short-term, high-yield bond funds. Read Article

The Best of Kiplinger’s Top Fidelity Income Funds

Using Kiplinger's new list of Fidelity funds, we highlight the top three choices of the best Fidelity funds for income investors. Read Article

3 Best Vanguard Funds for Stability

These Vanguard funds may not be exciting, but the long-term returns far outweigh any cheap thrills from speculating. Read Article

3 Mutual Funds to Play the Boom in Tech Stocks

Mutual funds offer a savvy entrance into the tech stock comeback without the risk of retail investing. Read Article

3 Best Bond Funds to Own Now

Don't bet against bond funds. Just be selective. The best bond funds to buy now -- including these three -- are less sensitive to interest rates. Read Article

3 Mutual Funds for Financial Stocks You Can Take to the Bank

With Greek the debt crisis in the rear view mirror and big banks and brokerage firms reporting on earnings this week, these mutual funds investing in financial stocks look to benefit. Read Article

3 Best Vanguard Funds for International Stock

With one eye on short-term developments in global markets and the other eye on long-term strength, we highlight three of the best Vanguard funds to buy now for international stocks. Read Article

3 Mutual Funds Dragged Down by Greek Debt Crisis

The Greek debt crisis is hitting some sectors pretty hard, due to fears of economic contagion. These funds are no exceptions. Read Article