InvestorPlace » Mutual Funds http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Bill Gross: Return of the ‘Bond King’ at Janus Capital http://investorplace.com/2014/09/bill-gross-bond-king-janus-capital/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/bill-gross-bond-king-janus-capital/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:03:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=564157 Can Bill Gross return to his bond king glory days with Janus Capital? Our perspective tells us not to bet against Mr. Gross.

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

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5 Great Value Funds to Buy Now http://investorplace.com/2014/09/5-great-value-funds-to-buy-now/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/5-great-value-funds-to-buy-now/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:10:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=562304 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.

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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.

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Best Socially Responsible Funds to Buy Now http://investorplace.com/2014/09/socially-responsible-sri-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/socially-responsible-sri-funds/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:00:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=561254 The idea that socially responsible investing will limit your returns is beginning to change. Check out the top 3 SRI funds as proof.

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

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Active Funds vs. Index Funds: Best Funds Since 1999 http://investorplace.com/2014/09/best-index-funds-vs-active-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/best-index-funds-vs-active-funds/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:38:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560496 Find out which index funds have performed best over the past 15 years across large caps, mid caps, small caps and sector funds.

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

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Vanguard Index Funds – The 3-Fund ‘Lazy’ Portfolio http://investorplace.com/2014/09/3-fund-lazy-portfolio-vanguard-index-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/3-fund-lazy-portfolio-vanguard-index-funds/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:15:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=559459 Looking for the ultimate investment strategy? Consider "lazy" portfolios like this three-fund group of Vanguard index funds.

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

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3 Low-Risk Mutual Funds With High Returns http://investorplace.com/2014/09/top-3-low-risk-mutual-funds-high-returns/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/top-3-low-risk-mutual-funds-high-returns/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:18:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=557543 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.

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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.

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SEC Investigates Shady Mutual Fund & Brokerage Firm Dealings http://investorplace.com/2014/09/mutual-fund-companies/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/mutual-fund-companies/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:42:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=556867 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.

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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.

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10 Excellent Mutual Funds to Put in Your 401K (Part 1) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/10-mutual-funds-part-1-401k/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/10-mutual-funds-part-1-401k/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:13:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555475 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.

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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.

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5 Best Bond Funds to Buy for Rising Interest Rates http://investorplace.com/2014/09/bond-funds-interest-rates/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/bond-funds-interest-rates/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:42:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555211 The Federal Reserve is set to hike rates in 2015, which will cause bond prices -- and bond funds -- to get shellacked.

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

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Top 4 BlackRock Funds to Buy Now http://investorplace.com/2014/08/blackrock-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/blackrock-mutual-funds/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:34:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552999 If you are looking for the best BlackRock funds to buy, look no further than this list of the top BlackRock mutual funds.

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

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Junk Bond Funds – What Record Outflows Are Telling Investors http://investorplace.com/2014/08/junk-bond-funds-outflows/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/junk-bond-funds-outflows/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:51:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550238 Record outflows for junk bond funds can be a buying opportunity or a warning about a broader market correction. What should investors do?

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

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What’s the SEC’s Problem With Alternative Mutual Funds? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/alternative-mutual-funds-sec/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/alternative-mutual-funds-sec/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:12:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549551 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.

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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.

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3 Best Mutual Funds for ‘Sin Stocks’ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/best-mutual-funds-sin-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/best-mutual-funds-sin-stocks/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:14:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546811 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.

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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.

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7 Best Fidelity Mutual Funds for Retirement http://investorplace.com/2014/08/7-best-fidelity-mutual-funds-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/7-best-fidelity-mutual-funds-retirement/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548607 Looking for cheap index funds? What about smart active management? Fidelity Investments offers plenty from both columns via their vast array of mutual funds.

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

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3 Bear Market Funds to Profit From Pain http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bear-market-funds-to-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bear-market-funds-to-buy/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:15:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545000 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.

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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.

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3 Best Mutual Funds for Junk Bonds http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-mutual-funds-junk-bonds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-mutual-funds-junk-bonds/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:58:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=543277 If you want to buy the best mutual funds to play junk bonds, you need to find the best high-yield bond fund managers.

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

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Vanguard Lawsuit Could Rock the Entire Mutual Fund Industry http://investorplace.com/2014/07/vanguard-lawsuit/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/vanguard-lawsuit/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:03:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544199 A recent lawsuit makes some pretty major allegations about Vanguard's 'at-cost' structure -- and it could have seismic implications for the fund industry.

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

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5 Top Mutual Funds to Own From Janus Funds http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-top-mutual-funds-janus-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/5-top-mutual-funds-janus-funds/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:44:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=467976 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.

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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.

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The Very Best of Janus Funds http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-janus-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-janus-funds/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:00:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540957 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.

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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.

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The Best and Worst Times to Invest in Growth Funds http://investorplace.com/2014/07/growth-funds-market-timing/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/growth-funds-market-timing/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:20:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538933 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?

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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?

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The Best Fidelity Funds for Aggressive Investors http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-fidelity-funds-aggressive-investors/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-fidelity-funds-aggressive-investors/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:58:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538446 Fidelity Investments is one of the best fund families for aggressive investors thanks to its many low-cost, well-managed growth stock funds.

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Fidelity Investments is one of the best fund families for aggressive investors thanks to its many low-cost, well-managed growth stock funds.

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The Worst Mutual Funds of 2014 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/worst-mutual-funds-2014/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/worst-mutual-funds-2014/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:35:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537948 Could the losers of the first half of 2014 be the winners of the second half? Will the poor performance continue or might the worst performing funds be bargains to buy now? What explains such under-performance?

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Could the losers of the first half of 2014 be the winners of the second half? Will the poor performance continue or might the worst performing funds be bargains to buy now? What explains such under-performance?

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Do You Know This Dirty Little Secret About Mutual Funds? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mutual-funds-secret/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/mutual-funds-secret/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:29:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535324 Here's what the mutual fund industry doesn't want you to know.

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Here's what the mutual fund industry doesn't want you to know.

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Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2035 Retirement http://investorplace.com/2014/07/vanguard-funds-to-buy-target-date-2035-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/vanguard-funds-to-buy-target-date-2035-retirement/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:33:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537913 Looking to retire in 20 years? You're likely in your prime earnings years. Here are the best Vanguard Funds for target date 2035.

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Looking to retire in 20 years? You're likely in your prime earnings years. Here are the best Vanguard Funds for target date 2035.

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Who Would Win the ‘World Cup of Mutual Funds’? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/win-world-cup-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/win-world-cup-mutual-funds/#comments Sat, 05 Jul 2014 09:45:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537152 The U.S. lost in the World Cup, but domestic stock mutual funds look a little more competitive compared to other WC countries and regions.

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The U.S. lost in the World Cup, but domestic stock mutual funds look a little more competitive compared to other WC countries and regions.

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Midyear Review – The Best Mutual Funds of 2014 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-mutual-funds-of-2014/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/best-mutual-funds-of-2014/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:20:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536613 We look at some of the best mutual funds of 2014's first half, as well as what this performance tells us about market conditions going forward.

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We look at some of the best mutual funds of 2014's first half, as well as what this performance tells us about market conditions going forward.

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5 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2030 Retirement http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-vanguard-funds-buy-target-date-2030/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/best-vanguard-funds-buy-target-date-2030/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:45:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535178 You're going to need some added oomph if you've got roughly 15-20 years before retirement. Here's a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for target date 2030.

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You're going to need some added oomph if you've got roughly 15-20 years before retirement. Here's a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for target date 2030.

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Why These 5 Mutual Funds Are Beating the S&P 500 http://investorplace.com/2014/06/5-mutual-funds-sp-500/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/5-mutual-funds-sp-500/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:34:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535354 We look at five mutual funds significantly beating the S&P 500 Index in 2014 -- and more importantly, what this strong outperformance means.

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We look at five mutual funds significantly beating the S&P 500 Index in 2014 -- and more importantly, what this strong outperformance means.

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Pimco’s Biggest Problem (Other Than Bill Gross) http://investorplace.com/2014/06/pimco-problem-bill-gross/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/pimco-problem-bill-gross/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:12:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534299 Massive outflows at Pimco may lead to bigger problems that prove to be too much for Bond King, Bill Gross, to manage.

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Massive outflows at Pimco may lead to bigger problems that prove to be too much for Bond King, Bill Gross, to manage.

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5 Oppenheimer Mutual Funds to Power Your Portfolio http://investorplace.com/2014/06/oppenheimer-funds-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/oppenheimer-funds-mutual-funds/#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:00:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=523836 After combing through the product offerings of Oppenheimer Funds, we've come up with a solid list of 5 mutual funds to own.

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After combing through the product offerings of Oppenheimer Funds, we've come up with a solid list of 5 mutual funds to own.

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3 Better Bond Funds Than Pimco Total Return http://investorplace.com/2014/06/bond-funds-pimco-total-return-bill-gross/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/bond-funds-pimco-total-return-bill-gross/#comments Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:32:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=526327 Some bond funds are beating the pants off Bill Gross's Pimco Total Return, which just swallowed its 13th straight month of outflows.

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Some bond funds are beating the pants off Bill Gross's Pimco Total Return, which just swallowed its 13th straight month of outflows.

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Wiener: 3 Vanguard Funds That Can Beat the Market http://investorplace.com/2014/05/vanguard-funds-wiener/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/vanguard-funds-wiener/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 20:13:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=524628 Vanguard expert and newsletter editor Dan Wiener makes the case for actively managed funds offered by the low-cost fund leader.

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Vanguard expert and newsletter editor Dan Wiener makes the case for actively managed funds offered by the low-cost fund leader.

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The 5 Best Funds to Fight Inflation http://investorplace.com/2014/05/5-best-funds-fight-inflation/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/5-best-funds-fight-inflation/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 12:46:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=518959 Think the Federal Reserve will swoop in at every sign of small inflation? Maybe, but it's no guarantee. Prudent investors should always have a few inflation-fighting funds on their watch lists just in case. Here are five of the best funds for the job.

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Think the Federal Reserve will swoop in at every sign of small inflation? Maybe, but it's no guarantee. Prudent investors should always have a few inflation-fighting funds on their watch lists just in case. Here are five of the best funds for the job.

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5 Top Fidelity Mutual Funds to Own http://investorplace.com/2014/05/5-top-fidelity-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/5-top-fidelity-mutual-funds/#comments Thu, 15 May 2014 09:56:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=516293 Fidelity mutual funds are well-respected and recognized as being some of the best in the business. Here's a look at some of the better options in the fund family, from growth to income.

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Fidelity mutual funds are well-respected and recognized as being some of the best in the business. Here's a look at some of the better options in the fund family, from growth to income.

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The 5 Best Vanguard Funds of 2014 http://investorplace.com/2014/05/best-vanguard-funds-review/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/best-vanguard-funds-review/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 17:59:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=516235 The five best Vanguard funds for the current market include Vanguard Selected Value Fund, Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund, Vanguard Health Care Fund, Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund and the Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund.

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The five best Vanguard funds for the current market include Vanguard Selected Value Fund, Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund, Vanguard Health Care Fund, Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund and the Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund.

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PTTRX – Has Bill Gross Lost His Touch in Pimco Total Return Fund? http://investorplace.com/2014/04/pttrx-bill-gross-total-return/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/pttrx-bill-gross-total-return/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:14:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=498866 PTTRX, the Pimco Total Return Fund, keeps suffering outflows in a solid market for bonds, and underperformance on the part of Bill Gross is to blame.

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PTTRX, the Pimco Total Return Fund, keeps suffering outflows in a solid market for bonds, and underperformance on the part of Bill Gross is to blame.

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American Funds: 5 Mutual Funds to Buy http://investorplace.com/2014/03/american-funds-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/american-funds-mutual-funds/#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:34:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=489463 American Funds doesn't have the same name recognition as Vanguard, Fidelity and others, but it still has several stars in its stable of mutual funds.

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American Funds doesn't have the same name recognition as Vanguard, Fidelity and others, but it still has several stars in its stable of mutual funds.

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3 Fidelity Funds for Risks of All Colors http://investorplace.com/2014/03/3-fidelity-funds-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/3-fidelity-funds-mutual-funds/#comments Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:27:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=488662 Taking chances isn't for everyone. Luckily, Fidelity funds and their managers cover every level of risk tolerance. Here are 3 mutual funds to target.

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Taking chances isn't for everyone. Luckily, Fidelity funds and their managers cover every level of risk tolerance. Here are 3 mutual funds to target.

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Meridian Funds: 2 Funds Led by Top-Tier Talent http://investorplace.com/2014/02/meridian-funds-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/meridian-funds-mutual-funds/#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:00:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=481000 A pair of former Janus managers are now steering the ship at Meridian Funds. These two funds are under their wing and worth a look.

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A pair of former Janus managers are now steering the ship at Meridian Funds. These two funds are under their wing and worth a look.

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The 3 Best Vanguard Funds for an Uncertain Market http://investorplace.com/2014/02/3-best-vanguard-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/3-best-vanguard-funds/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:00:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=477711 If the recent market turbulence has you thinking of reducing risk, you might want to consider jumping into some of the best Vanguard funds geared toward defense.

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If the recent market turbulence has you thinking of reducing risk, you might want to consider jumping into some of the best Vanguard funds geared toward defense.

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The Best of BlackRock Funds: 4 Top Funds http://investorplace.com/2014/02/4-top-blackrock-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/4-top-blackrock-funds/#comments Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:26:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=474682 From fixed income to global mixtures, the BlackRock funds stable offers investors their choice of smart, actively managed mutual funds.

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From fixed income to global mixtures, the BlackRock funds stable offers investors their choice of smart, actively managed mutual funds.

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5 Best Bond Funds to Guard Your Nest Egg http://investorplace.com/2014/02/5-best-bond-funds-guard-nest-egg/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/5-best-bond-funds-guard-nest-egg/#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:23:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=474137 Looking for capital appreciation and solid dividend streams? These are five of the best bond funds to meet that dual mandate.

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Looking for capital appreciation and solid dividend streams? These are five of the best bond funds to meet that dual mandate.

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3 Mutual Funds for an International Flavor http://investorplace.com/2014/01/3-mutual-funds-international-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/3-mutual-funds-international-stocks/#comments Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:00:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=469158 While many global markets are getting shellacked, these international mutual funds are worth a look thanks to excellent management.

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While many global markets are getting shellacked, these international mutual funds are worth a look thanks to excellent management.

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5 Mutual Funds That Belong in Any Retirement Portfolio http://investorplace.com/2014/01/5-retirement-mutual-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/5-retirement-mutual-funds/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:01:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=463493 These 5 mutual funds have the kind of track records and skilled management that make them must-haves for your retirement portfolio.

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These 5 mutual funds have the kind of track records and skilled management that make them must-haves for your retirement portfolio.

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Mutual Fund Active Management is Back – Sorta http://investorplace.com/2014/01/mutual-fund-active-management/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/mutual-fund-active-management/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:53:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=459448 Inflows are up for both passive and active management mutual funds, and down for the laggards of 2013.

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Inflows are up for both passive and active management mutual funds, and down for the laggards of 2013.

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The Best Mutual Funds of 2013 http://investorplace.com/2013/12/best-mutual-funds-2013/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/best-mutual-funds-2013/#comments Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:13:44 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=456343 The best mutual funds of 2013 span several different market sectors and geographic areas, including healthcare, tech and Japanese stocks.

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The best mutual funds of 2013 span several different market sectors and geographic areas, including healthcare, tech and Japanese stocks.

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3 Small-Cap Mutual Funds Primed for Growth http://investorplace.com/2013/12/small-cap-mutual-funds-to-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/small-cap-mutual-funds-to-buy/#comments Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:26:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=451735 Don't stick your neck out for individual small-caps -- harness their explosive potential via these much safer mutual funds.

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Don't stick your neck out for individual small-caps -- harness their explosive potential via these much safer mutual funds.

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5 Weird Mutual Funds Worth Your Investment http://investorplace.com/2013/12/mutual-funds-unorthodox-way/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/mutual-funds-unorthodox-way/#comments Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:57:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=449858 Most mutual funds use some kind of industry-standard stock selection methodology. A few like to do their own thing. Here are four worth considering.

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Most mutual funds use some kind of industry-standard stock selection methodology. A few like to do their own thing. Here are four worth considering.

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Vanguard Fund Managers Dropping Like Flies http://investorplace.com/2013/12/vanguard-fund-managers/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/vanguard-fund-managers/#comments Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:31:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=450431 Is Vanguard in revolt? I don’t believe so. Let’s call this evolution, rather than revolution.

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Is Vanguard in revolt? I don’t believe so. Let’s call this evolution, rather than revolution.

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Save on Taxes, Help Others With These 3 Donor-Advised Funds http://investorplace.com/2013/11/donor-advised-funds-fidelity-vanguard-charitable/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/donor-advised-funds-fidelity-vanguard-charitable/#comments Mon, 18 Nov 2013 19:01:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=437872 For investors that are looking for a useful, timely way to cut their tax bill, donor-advised funds might be just the ticket.

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For investors that are looking for a useful, timely way to cut their tax bill, donor-advised funds might be just the ticket.

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