MARK IT TO MARKET
Global equity markets lurch in waves of volatility. Banks are loathe to lend, withholding the lubricant that makes economies function. At the epicenter of the...
The Dow Jones: A Truly Unique Barometer
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was first published by Charles Dow in 1896 and followed the Dow Jones Transportation Average. A walk down memory lane reveals...
Riding The Rally In Natural Resources
Investors have suffered a double dose of bad news this year. As the U.S. economy slows under the weight of the weakened housing market, a...
The Wheat and the Chaff
Growth in the exchange traded fund market has been near exponential over the past two years, at least in the numbers of new ETFs hitting...
T.R. vs. J.P.
It would be called the Bankers' Panic, the Roosevelt Panic, or simply the Panic of 1907. A hundred years ago this month was the culmination...
Back to Basics
Exchange-traded funds don't lack for analysis, although precious little of it focuses on associated fundamentals like earnings growth and changes in book value relative to...
It's The Large Caps' Turn To Shine
The mutual funds that get talked about at cocktail parties are usually the small, singular sensations that deliver the sexiest returns. But the bulk of the money still resides in the big-stock funds that have been lagging behind small-company offerings for the past six years.
Steve Neimeth of SunAmerica Value Fund
S&P Rank: 5 Stars Upgrading to Large-Caps
Fund in Focus: Evergreen Strategic Growth Fund
Jay Zelko, co-manager since April 2000 S&P Rank: Not Ranked. Best Expectations
For the Long Term
When it comes to mutual fund management, Bob Smith's approach could easily be summed up as "Slow and steady wins the race." Disdainful of those...