American Funds: 5 Mutual Funds to Buy

American Funds doesn't have the same name recognition as Vanguard, Fidelity and others, but it still has several stars in its stable of mutual funds. Read More

Do You Like Momentum? First Trust Has a Fund for You

If you're a fan of momentum investing, First Trust's new FV fund is right up your gallery ... but it'll cost you. Is it worth it? Read More

Time to Buy Dr. Copper? 3 Plays for a Red-Metal Rebound

Despite the recent cellar-dwelling in copper prices, investors might want to strike now before the red metal reheats. Here are three ways to do it. Read More

3 Unique Dividend ETFs With 6%-Plus Yields

When it comes to dividend stocks, we always want to make sure we are buying good investments, because a high yield may mask a terrible business. That’s why I like dividend ETFs, because they provide tremendous diversity. If a company or three go bust in the ETF, it shouldn’t impact the holding too badly. I’ve found three nice choices for dividend ETFs that offer diversity both within each selection and across all three selections. Read More

Don’t Ignore the Defensive Signals – Buy These 2 ETFs

ETF investors continue to chase risk, despite the market flashing defensive signals. Investors are better off with these broad, low-volatility ETFs. Read More

Is the Bill Gross & Mohamed El-Erian Spat a Reason to Avoid Pimco Funds?

The financial press has gobbled up news of the split between Pimco's Bill Gross and Mohamed El-Erian. Is this turmoil a reason to avoid Pimco funds? Read More

Is The Long-Term Bear Market For Gold-Oriented ETFs Over?

Gold has lagged in portfolios over the past years, however a turnaround may be in the works. Take a look at these charts for insight into a gold recovery Read More

What Tumbling Copper Prices Mean for the Market

Commodity prices are often a leading indicator of stock and bond prices. Copper prices are dropping, and these charts suggest investors stay informed Read More

3 Fidelity Funds for Risks of All Colors

Taking chances isn't for everyone. Luckily, Fidelity funds and their managers cover every level of risk tolerance. Here are 3 mutual funds to target. Read More

An Easy Way To Insure Against A Big Loss With Your ETFs

A noticeable trend in the current U.S. stock bull has been the flip-flopping of the bears, and following them blindly is poor planning. Here's a better way Read More

3 ETFs to Buy When the Dollar Falls

With the Federal Reserve set to keep short-term interest rates low, the U.S. dollar could see some weakness. When that happens, these ETFs will strengthen. Read More

Is Vanguard Opening the Door to Actively Managed ETFs?

Vanguard is getting off the bench and onto the sidelines, but is not getting into the game of actively managed ETFs—yet. Read More

How to Deal With Limited Options in a 401k

Do you love the ETFs you hold in your brokerage account or IRA, but can't find something similar in your company's 401k? Here's how to adjust. Read More

The Breakout in India No One is Talking About

India is considered one of the 'Fragile Five' nations, but as you can see by this chart, India is making a comeback. It's time for investors to take notice Read More

3 Shining Precious Metals ETF Picks

Precious metals are an excellent form of portfolio insurance, and these three precious metals ETFs make it easy for any investor to get started. Read More

How Much Upside Do Precious Metals Have?

Tension between Russia and Ukraine is high, sending precious metals higher as a safe haven bid. The question is how much higher can precious metals rise? Read More

Why These 2 Energy ETFs Are Better Choices Than Others

Energy sector ETFs have lagged market returns for other sectors, and institutional buying pressure is lax. There are some opportunities, including these 2 ETFs Read More

3 Lesser-Known ETFs For An Escalating Ukraine Conflict

Russia's beef with Ukraine is leading to a variety of near-term repercussions. The turmoil is leaving some areas of investment open, including these 3 ETFs Read More

3 High Demand ETFs: Can You Explain The Investor Confidence?

Jobless claims have been rising, earnings, and revenue growth stalling. Are there any reasons for market optimism? Take a close look at these 3 charts. Read More

Meridian Funds: 2 Funds Led by Top-Tier Talent

A pair of former Janus managers are now steering the ship at Meridian Funds. These two funds are under their wing and worth a look. Read More