PORTFOLIO 110: How to avoid stock overlap in your portfolio.
It’s a story with a sad ending for the neighborhood rental outlet: Consumers prefer to get their movies online, at store kiosks or on demand from cable companies.
Some investors are so scared of rising prices that they’ve gobbled up inflation-protected Treasurys at a loss just for safety. That bodes well for high-yield stocks.
A Tennessee city’s decision to let a home burn because of an unpaid fee illustrates one of the debates of this election season: How much should government do?
For all the heat the president has taken for the economy, he has gotten some things right. And regardless of Tuesday’s vote, history says we’re in for an upswing.
While many businesses are content to boost profits by cutting back, a select few are confident enough to hire and grow. That makes them promising plays for investors.
Several experts say gold still has room to run. But if you’re thinking of buying, be careful: After the smart money sells, latecomers can be left holding the bag.
Investors face a host of potential horrors, including looming debt, currency disasters and water wars. Here’s how to face down the scary monsters and still make money.
Among this year’s winners are volatile stocks that stumbled badly during the bear market. Are they capable of extending their gains?
Humans are hard-wired to run with the herd. But when it comes to investing, it pays to run the other way.
It’s not foreclosures or bad paperwork — it’s being stuck in slow-growth economies while the developing world and its banks are booming. So, what’s an investor to do?
Say what you will about this uprising, but cutting the federal deficit and paying down the debt could boost growth over the long term. The short term is more worrisome.
Even in scary economic times, investors who stick with the basics — indexing, diversifying, dollar-cost averaging and more — are usually rewarded.
FUNDS 101: When you buy a mutual fund, you’re actually buying an ownership stake in a corporation that in turn hires a money manager to invest its money.
To juice up their returns in a go-nowhere market, some investors are embracing strategies that take them out of their comfort zones. Here are 4 ways you can, too.
They’re supposed to help you make money, but some brokers are more concerned with their own financial interests. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Banks’ inattention to detail brought foreclosures to a halt across the nation. Was there a similar pattern in handing out mortgages that will come back to bite the industry?
Despite short-term interest rates close to 0% — and long-term rates headed in that same direction — there are still some decent options for income investors.
After a bleak decade for investors and a deep recession, your retirement goals may seem out of reach. But you may have an opportunity to make up ground fast.
Among the billionaires on Forbes’ list of the 400 richest Americans, just 8 now in the exclusive club are younger than 40.