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Geopolitical shocks are affecting gold prices. If you want to invest in the safe-haven metal, you have a range of options to choose from.
Looking for more yield from stock investments? Look for companies in a host of industries—from utilities to telecom—that are not overvalued.
How much do you know about dividend investing? Raise your dividend IQ by taking this quiz.
Actively managed large-cap mutual funds continue to come up short in their long-running battle against the S&P 500 index.
The $18 billion in green bonds this year compares with $10.9 billion in 2013, but with the growth come significant growing pains.
Real estate investment trusts are handily beating the S&P 500 this year, and there are five big trends that should continue to favor REITs.
The shift to passively-managed index funds keeps growing even though U.S. active equity funds have outperformed them. Higher fees may be the cause.
With the right investment strategy, you can go on that once-in-a-lifetime adventure to exotic places like the Galapagos Islands or Machu Picchu, Peru.
With higher interest rates looming, investors are about to get schooled in the difference between investing in individual bonds vs. bond funds.
A herd mentality has investors focused only on top-performing mega-sized mutual funds and ETFs. Believe it or not, that's not always a good thing.
Smart beta ETFs—meant to leapfrog index fund inefficiencies—pulled in $43 billion last year and keep growing. Are their higher fees really worth it?
The HFT controversy should become the biggest insider trading case ever pursued by SEC, said investor advocate and former SEC lawyer Mercer Bullard.
Investors' increasing global exposure is making currency volatility a key concern. There are strategies to hedge against swings and protect gains.
Almost half of Americans still believe a savings account is a better way to save for college than a 529 plan, and that's a costly misconception.
Chinese IPOs are lining up to list on U.S. exchanges. Forget the hype, check to be sure the companies are not involved in related-party transactions.
Today BRIC and EMEA funds typically have 15 percent to 25 percent of their portfolios invested in Russia. Are you a global investor at risk?
These illiquid investments have been popular long-term plays for institutions and are now available to the little guy. But they come with risks.
Investors are riding the dividend rally. But experts caution they should steer clear of high-yielding stocks sensitive to rising interest rates.
With the growing number of calls for a significant stock market pullback ahead, one area likely to start seeing investor inflows is commodities.
Investors are jumping back into the real estate market and reaping big payoffs in distressed properties, home rentals and multi-apartment dwellings.
Financial advisors stress that now is the time for investors to get serious about year-end financial planning checkup.
A series of high profile cyber attacks has created huge economic opportunity as businesses look to fend off future attacks.
Is an active twist on passive investing the right portfolio move? An inside look at the rise of ETF strategists.
No news is good news! Cramer shares the unspoken rules of the market as we approach year end, and what he's got his eye on.
Jim Cramer spoke with Red Hat CEO on how widespread the attack on Sony could be. Is this open sourced technology biz vulnerable to attack?
The traders shun growth stocks, as high-flyers sink. Is it time to get out of Netflix? With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.