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How to Invest Profitably on $1 a Day

Holding back a buck a day doesn't sound like the path to long-term financial returns, but you'd be surprised to find out how much you'll gain from it. More 

Generating a Low-Risk, 5% Yield from Asia

Five- and 10-year returns for this Asia-focused fund destroy the S&P 500 -- and even top bond king Bill Gross and his PIMCO Total Return. More 

7 Surprisingly Good Funds in 2012

While the markets haven't always cooperated his year, a few mutual funds have proven pleasant surprises through unique opportunities and contrarian plays. More 

How Much Lower Can Treasury Yields Go?

After many bold and loud proclamations of doom for U.S. Treasuries, yields have fallen and prices have risen. Is the game in Treasuries almost over? More 

5 New ETFs Play With Bonds and Beans

Sugar, corn, soybeans and wheat now have an ETF, and Bill Gross's PIMCO gives its Total Return ETF a new name. More 

Bill Gross Thinks Fed Will Keep Playing With the Markets

PIMCO's Bill Gross -- the "Bond King" -- thinks the Federal Reserve will launch another round of quantitative easing. Here's why. More 

5 Bulletproof Funds for Your 401(k) or IRA

Investors with their eyes on the long-term finish line would do well to target these low-risk funds for their 401(k) plans or IRA retirement accounts. More