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Investing Ideas

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

Mutual Funds & ETFs

  • Reasons to remain bullish on bonds

    U.S. government bonds have been outperforming U.S. stocks for some time now. While analysts have been predicting that rates will rise and bond prices will fall, here are some reasons to remain bullish on bonds.
  • Smart places to park your cash now

    Investors today can do better than a 1% yield without taking extraordinary risks. Here's where to start.
  • The future of actively managed ETFs

    A roundtable discussion with four influential fund managers offers clues on what's in store for new, actively managed ETFs.
  • What to do with $10,000

    If you were given $10,000 today, how would you invest it? You might want to consider buying stocks and putting them in an old-fashioned 'coffee can fund' for 10 years. Here's why.

Stocks

  • 7 stocks with 'cult status'

    You've heard the advice before: Never fall in love with a stock. But with some companies, it's hard not to. Here are seven stocks with intense followings – plus the pros and cons of each.
  • 13 ways to invest in the future

    To invest in a world in which cars drive themselves, robots keep house and science finds cures for cancer, consider these stocks. Warning: they are not for the faint of heart.
  • Antidotes for stock volatility

    Investors shouldn't let stock market volatility scare them away. Here's a look at how stocks have performed after volatile stretches and two suggestions for coping with market swings.
  • Investing lessons from the Federal Reserve

    When the Federal Reserve speaks, investors pay attention. You should also consider how "Fedspeak" words like "patient" and "measured' can help you strengthen your own investing strategy.

Bonds

  • Reasons to remain bullish on bonds

    U.S. government bonds have been outperforming U.S. stocks for some time now. While analysts have been predicting that rates will rise and bond prices will fall, here are some reasons to remain bullish on bonds.
  • Fed stance points to high-yield bonds

    The Federal Reserve's take-it-slow approach to raising interest rates may make high-yield bonds a more attractive option now for investors who are willing to shoulder a bit more risk. Here's why.
  • Don't fret about rate hikes

    Sometime this year, the Federal Reserve is going to start raising interest rates – and that has a lot of investors worried. Instead of fretting, investors should focus on the reasons that make a rate hike possible.
  • A bear market? Don't panic, embrace it

    The six-year bull market in stocks is getting old. If you're fretting about an impending bear market, here's what you can do to be ready for whatever comes along.

Investing Strategies

  • 13 ways to invest in the future

    To invest in a world in which cars drive themselves, robots keep house and science finds cures for cancer, consider these stocks. Warning: they are not for the faint of heart.
  • Investing lessons from the Federal Reserve

    When the Federal Reserve speaks, investors pay attention. You should also consider how "Fedspeak" words like "patient" and "measured' can help you strengthen your own investing strategy.
  • How to profit from contrarian investing

    Contrarian investor David Dreman offers key insights on how his unconventional investing strategies outperform the market.
  • The future of actively managed ETFs

    A roundtable discussion with four influential fund managers offers clues on what's in store for new, actively managed ETFs.
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