Financial Stocks Under Pressure
Some broker-dealers and related shares fell more than the market on Monday in volatile trading.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs from Van Eck, Compass EMP and Direxion
Portfolio products launched this week include leveraged long and short ETFs based on homebuilding and regional bank sectors, and an active share measure.
How to Profit From a Strong and Rising Dollar
A stronger dollar may not be good news for U.S. exporters but could make money for investors playing the currency trade.
ETF Gurus Look to MLPs Despite Oil Drop
Bruno del Ama of Global X and Michael Iachini of Charles Schwab explore alternative income-producing ETF strategies, particularly MLPs.
3 Reasons Not to Worry About the Fed’s First Rate Hike
The first Fed rate hike in more than nine years might not be the big event that the market has been anticipating.
ETFs Then & Now: Before They Were Popular
Paul Frank of Stadion Funds started his ETF-based mutual fund more than 10 years ago, and he reflects on how the ETF industry has changed.
It's a Good Time to Visit Muniland, but Come Prepared
David Kotok, co-author of "Adventures in Muniland," and Matt Fabian of Municipal Market Analytics counsel muni bond investors on what to watch out for.
Top 5 Fixed Annuity Benefits to Discuss With Clients
The opportunity to make investments with a guaranteed minimum rate of return is just one of the reasons why fixed annuities are gaining steam.
Sell in May and Go ... Where?
Investors who sold in May are on track for a good year, S&P's Sam Stovall says. But where should they invest until November?
Investors Exit Active Funds to Tune of $159B Over Past Year: Morningstar
Morningstar reports $14.3 billion exited U.S. equity mutual funds and ETFs in July, but J.P. Morgan, American Funds buck active trend.