Mid-cap stocks are often ignored by investors -- at their own detriment. Retirement investors should connect with mid-caps via one or more of these three holdings. More
Mid-cap stocks are perhaps the most intriguing investments, as they offer the best of both worlds: the potential for growth of small-cap stocks and the stability of large-cap stocks. Technically speaking, mid-cap stocks are stock of any company whose market cap falls between $2 and $10 billion. Due to the stability of mid-cap stocks, the plays on the stocks are plentiful. Some of the best mid-cap stocks include Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) and Old Republic International (NYSE:ORI). A few of the best mid-cap funds are T. Rowe Price Mid-Cap Growth (MUTF:RPMGX) and Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VO).
If you think analyzing five-year returns is a good way to find a fund right now, think again. These mutual funds show that certain time periods can be deceiving. More
This week, we look at ways to bundle midcaps, doublers, energy stocks and other equities into diversified ETFs. More