Investing Ideas

The latest on stocks, bonds and funds, plus strategies to help manage your portfolio.

Mutual Funds & ETFs


  • 7 utility stocks for dividend income

    Utility stocks surged in the first quarter, making investing in this dividend-rich sector riskier. Here's how to bring discipline to your income strategy now, plus seven stocks for you to consider.
  • Auto stocks defying the sector’s recent struggles

    March U.S. auto sales were disappointing and the sector's performance has been dismal, but these three auto stocks are still on track to beat the market this year.
  • 5 stocks to buy and hold for the long term

    From a hotel chain to a soccer team, see why Wall Street pro Ron Baron likes these five companies. Plus: His view of today's market.
  • The risks (and rewards) of investing in MLPs

    It's been a bumpy ride for master-limited partnerships, which have moved off their lows but still carry substantial risk. For MLPs to really perform, there are two conditions that need to exist.


Investing Strategies