5 New ETFs Launch, but Spotlight’s on TRXT

Bill Gross's new Total Return ETF actually had company last week as four other exchange-traded funds also launched. More 

Pimco Total Return ETF Launches at a Bad Time

The bond market is cooling, which could weigh on the new Bill Gross fund’s return. Even Gross seems to have his doubts. More 

There’s Still Life in PIMCO’s Total Return Fund

After a tough 2011, Bill Gross is getting the Total Return Fund back on track and attracting new investments. More 

Profits from Capture-the-Dividend Plays

Capture-the-dividend trades work best with the stocks of Big Board-listed companies that have high yields, low volatility and strong volume. More 

Don’t Put Bill Gross Out to Pasture Yet

After blowing it badly in 2011, the legendary PIMCO manager is still swinging away -- and still worth listening to. More 

Best 401(k) Mutual Funds for 2012

Here are our two picks for each of five distinct investment classes: blue-chip stocks, midsize stocks, small stocks, global investments and bonds. More 

How Will Debt Squabbling Impact Treasuries?

Disagreements over the debt ceiling and how to cut federal deficits by $1.2 trillion over the next 10 years have created their fair share of uncertainty. More