5 Low-Risk Dividend Funds — and 3 Aggressive High-Yield ETFs

If you’re an ETF investor, you should consider starting the dividend hunt with these five low-risk funds -- or three spicier alternatives. More 

VIDEO: How to Get Emerging Market Exposure Via Europe

InvestorPlace Contributor Charles Sizemore talks to Bloomberg TV about getting emerging-market exposure through European companies. More 

The Dividend Disappointments Keep Coming

The third quarter has just gotten started, but numerous companies have already suspended or slashed their dividends. The most recent offender? TheStreet.com. More 

Is Spain the Opportunity of a Lifetime … or a Wicked Value Trap?

Spanish stocks looked cheap a year ago, and they've done nothing but plummet since then. There's more risk yet, but there's plenty of room for bullishness. More 

Trading Strategies: Playing Europe in the Near Term

European woes are not necessarily as bad as the Lehman Brothers collapse as Europe has plans for more orderly liquidations and restructures. More 

A Not-So-Manic Monday — Monday’s IP Market Recap

No news was good news for Wall Street, which shook off last week's lousy news and managed to tread water -- or in the Nasdaq's case, find slight gains. More 

Europe Reaching the Boiling Point: How to Invest

The eurozone crisis in Spain is one of the banks not the economy, and has a good chance of resolution with injections into the banking system. More