Will Abe’s ‘Third Arrow’ Revive Japan?

Japanese prime minister Abe has let his "third arrow" fly. Don't count on it shaking Japan out of its funk. Read More

iShares’ Core ETFs Get an Expansion

For retail investors, The new iShares core lineup of ETFs could be one of the best starting places for portfolio construction. Read More

Biotech ETFs – Keep Those Buyouts Coming!

Merck's buyout of Idenix didn't just pump up IDIX shares -- it also had a great double effect on biotech ETFs such as XBI that usually are buoyed by M&A. Read More

The 7 Best Index Funds for Your Money

Looking to make your portfolio more well-rounded on the cheap? This list of some of the market's best index funds is a perfect jumping-off point. Read More

3 Actively Managed ETFs Worth Your Money

Actively managed ETFs are a relatively niche product and go against the growing trend of passive, index-based fund investing. Still, a few managers are worth their salt. Read More

5 Oppenheimer Mutual Funds to Power Your Portfolio

After combing through the product offerings of Oppenheimer Funds, we've come up with a solid list of 5 mutual funds to own. Read More

3 Better Bond Funds Than Pimco Total Return

Some bond funds are beating the pants off Bill Gross's Pimco Total Return, which just swallowed its 13th straight month of outflows. Read More

3 Warning Signs of a Looming Market Correction

There are warnings signs of a stock correction everywhere, if you just know where to look. Read More

The Bond Rally Is Done – Why You Must Sell NOW

Technicals and sentiment are lined up against further upside for bonds -- the smart money is selling bonds now. Read More

State Street Pokes Pimco in the Chest, Plans New Bond ETF

Jeffrey Gundlach and DoubleLine are sticking it to reeling Bill Gross and Pimco with plans for a new bond ETF to go up against Total Return. Read More

Growth? Value? Smart ETF Investors Get Both

An eroding middle class makes retail investing tricky -- but here's how you can splash around in this space. Read More

Precious Metals ETFs Are Ready to Shine

Unloved precious metals could see a lift in the second half of the year. Read More

Wiener: 3 Vanguard Funds That Can Beat the Market

Vanguard expert and newsletter editor Dan Wiener makes the case for actively managed funds offered by the low-cost fund leader. Read More

5 Dividend ETFs Doling Out Monthly Dividends

Looking to smooth-out your retirement income? Then these five monthly dividend ETFs are for you. Read More

Leveraged ETFs – They’re Awful. Just Not Apocalyptically Awful.

BlackRock's CEO shouldn't sweat leveraged ETFs too much. They're hazardous, sure, and average investors shouldn't touch them. But they won't 'blow up the whole industry,' either. Read More

No, Gold Prices Aren’t Poised to Fall off a Cliff (GLD)

Gold prices have been pressured of late, but the reasons for the pullback don't seem to have any staying power. GLD is spooked, but not out. Read More

Big Money Is Chasing the Gold Miners ETF

Strong demand could lead to higher prices for GDX, the gold miners ETF. Read More

Diversification: A Step-by-Step Guide How NOT to Do It

Diversification won’t prevent market losses. But properly executed, it should limit risk and reduce your portfolio’s volatility. Read More

In the World of Tech ETFs, Old Trumps New

Avoid highfliers among tech ETFs in favor of steady dividend payers right now. Read More

ETFs Let You Invest in What You Know … But Be Smart About It

Don't make the mistake of overconcentrating in your preferred sector just because you know that space inside and out. Read More