Mutual Funds

Bill Gross’s Worst Bond Funds of 2014

Half of the worst-performing funds in 2014 are Pimco funds. See which bond funds managed by Bill Gross are the biggest losers. Read Article

More Fixed Income From Vanguard Funds: The Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund

By early 2015, the Vanguard funds lineup will include a new ultra-short-term bond fund. Here's what you need to know. Read Article

Bill Gross & Janus Get a Very Large Vote of Confidence

Bill Gross and his new fund just got a huge shot in the arm. Should you follow him to Janus? Read Article

Which Vanguard Funds Hold Alibaba?

These Vanguard funds bought Alibaba (BABA) shares in September when Alibaba had one of the biggest initial public offerings of the decade. Read Article

Is Someone Scamming Vanguard Investors?

The past year has been full of high-profile hacks at Target, Home Depot, JPMorgan and now the U.S. Postal Service. But is someone using snail mail to phish for Vanguard investor information? Read Article

The 3 Best Short-Term Bond Funds to Buy Now

With a rise in interest rates coming closer, now is a good time to consider buying one of these three best short-term bond funds. Read Article

What’s Next for Credit-Heavy Closed-End Funds?

Taking a chance on stagnant CEF prices at current levels makes a lot of sense from both an income and capital appreciation perspective. Read Article

Best Mutual Funds That Act Like Hedge Funds

Today's uncertain and volatile environment calls for a good hedging strategy. Check out these mutual funds that act like hedge funds. Read Article

Is Now a Good Time for TIPS Funds?

With inflation at low levels, prices for TIPS funds are attractive, especially if you believe higher inflation is just around the corner. Read Article

3 Best Bond Fund Managers of the Decade

If you want to find the best bond funds, begin with our list of best bond fund managers of the decade. Read Article

3 Mutual Funds With 10 Years of Positive Returns

If you are looking for stability, check out these mutual funds that have put in 10 consecutive years of positive returns. Read Article

3 Bond Funds for an Unpredictable Market

Interest rates and bond prices are unpredictable. Here are three bond funds to buy now for uncertain economic and market conditions. Read Article

Best Funds No One Knows About

Buffett and Gross agree that 'smaller is better' in the world of asset management. Here are three of the best funds with low AUM. Read Article

The Best and Worst Funds for Rising Interest Rates

Now that rising interest rates are looking increasingly likely for 2015, now is the time to start structuring your portfolio accordingly to maximize returns and minimize losses. Read Article

Mutual Funds: 3 Biggest Losers of Q3

Identifying the worst mutual funds of Q3 can be just as meaningful as identifying the best funds when gauging the market and economy. Read Article

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