The typical retail investor is better off investing in index funds or a well-diversified portfolio of individual stocks than trying to beat the market.
Hear why bonds need a place in your portfolio, even if they seem less sexy than stocks.
Market makers have edged back from their traditional role as providers of liquidity in the bond market. Recent reports indicate that this could be bad.
Falling interest rates mean higher bond prices. It’s conceivable that the bull market in bonds isn’t quite over.
The active investor wants to go beyond benchmarking to determine if his or her active strategy actually has paid off.
The investor policy statement should address whether you are willing to make tactical asset allocation decisions in your portfolio.
One expression I’ve always found odd in investing is “There is a lot of cash sitting on the sidelines” or some variant of that expression. Like investors are waiting on the bench for the coach to signal that it’s time to get in the market. Why I find it odd is that there are two
Investment comparison: the Series I savings bond vs. Treasury inflation-protected securities.
The Great Recession made savers invest more conservatively, but when you buy bonds, be sure to understand what you’re getting.
Consider taking a core-satellite approach to investing for your 2014 investment outlook.