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Are coal stocks the ultimate energy value play, or should bottom-fishing stock pickers stay far away?
Frontier markets aren't just volatile natural resources bets. They should be considered for any global stock portfolio.
Investors may be better off tapping ETF strategists rather than trying to track the "smart money" of hedge fund managers.
Mergers have hit a level not seen since the financial crisis, and there is a way for investors to profit from the M&A frenzy—in one trade.
Looking to get in on the IPO boom? Now retail investors can get in on the action through ETF funds that offer a diversified IPO portfolio.
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.