9 Tips on How to Invest Like a Pro

Forget just 'buy and hold.' Investors need to rethink what they know about how to invest, and instead adopt a more nuanced way of attacking the markets. More 

The 7 Best Index Funds for Your Money

You can build a diversified, balanced portfolio with just a handful of ETFs. Here are the best index funds you need to own. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)

The fund broke out last week on news that Japan will begin much more significant quantitative-easing efforts. We think the small break above short-term resistance on EEM is an attractive opportunity. More 

3 Ways to Play the Bounce in Emerging Markets

While U.S. large-cap stocks have zoomed right back up to re-challenge the record highs set in September, stocks in emerging markets haven't come along for the ride. That looks set to change. More 

Stock Market Breaks as S&P 500 Tests 2,000

The computer trading algorithms that control the stock market were sent into overdrive Thursday, causing quote outages and other mix-ups. More 

China: A Bull Market in the Making?

China and some emerging markets have a compelling fundamental backdrop that also supports the bullish potential in the charts. More 

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Retakes 17,000

The Dow Jones Industrial Average's rise to 17k shows the market's dependance on stimulus and raises the stakes about as high as they can go for Wednesday's decision to end QE3. More