7 Best Index Funds to Hold for the Next Decade

These mutual funds and ETFs could be the best index funds to hold over the coming decade. 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 

Rally Has All the Signs of a Dead Cat Bounce

Monday's bullish action probably won't amount to more than a mild false recovery. More 

Price of SPY and IWM Correlates With Investor Confidence

Traders typically skew more toward small-cap stocks when they are confident and more toward large-cap stocks when they are less confident. More 

Apple Causes Stocks to Sour

The tech darling's decline had a negative psychological impact on the entire market. More 

Growth Investing: Seasonality Favors Small-Cap ETFs

Small-cap ETFs historically perform well from December to February, meaning small-cap stocks stand to gain in a "Santa Claus" rally. More 

Small and Mid Caps Face Formidable Resistance

They are approaching a significant inflection point at the 200-day moving average. More