Stocks Suffer on Credit, Crude Oil Carnage

The precipitous drop in the markets follows last week's spectacular gain for the largest single-day decline since September. More 

What Assets Should You Have in Your Moderate Portfolio?

Ibbotson Associates provides asset allocation guidelines that span the risk spectrum. Here's a moderate growth and income model for today More 

Are The Tailwinds For Stocks Turning Into Tornadoes?

The market continues to confound investors, and there are signs of stress. Here is where we stand on ETF investing in the face of these trends More 

Is Portfolio Diversification Still A Free Lunch?

Portfolio diversification has its merits, but today the real value is under scrutiny. Here's how we'll play our asset model in today's economy More 

Why The U.S. Stock Market Has Never Completely Recovered

The S&P 500 rallied 13% off its closing lows in late August. Lost in the shuffle? It hasn't really recovered. Here's why... More 

Markets Back In Familiar Territory

Despite continued problems in China and slow economic news, markets continue to roll along, headed back towards a record high More 

Tepid Risk Measures Imply Investors Haunted By Potential Loss

Is the market's worst behind us? Maybe. Yet the appetite for risk is decidedly less vibrant than before the August-September meltdown. More