Exchange-traded funds investing in bonds are investors’ latest darlings, but are investors taking on more risk than they think?
Many funds can use losses from 2008 to offset gains in 2009, keeping the problem of “year-end distributions” to a minimum.
Why are you paying twice as much in mutual fund fees as big institutional clients? The U.S. Supreme Court is taking a close look at the question.
Target-date funds might seem like the default for young investors, but is the risk worth the reward?
Bonds backed by mortgage debt may sound risky in this housing market, but you can find high yields if you look to government-backed options.
Most people who've heard about hedge funds know only that they involve a whole lot of money. But what exactly are they, and how do they work?
When bank savings and money markets pay almost nothing, it seems logical to reach for a bit more yield by taking on a smidgeon of additional risk.
Bond funds are trendy on Wall Street right now, but does the reward outweigh the risk?
Exchange-traded funds may be trendy, but don't buy in too quickly. Here are some ETFs that could ruin your retirement plans.
While many individual investors rely on gut feelings, the professionals use a benchmark. So how do you pick a benchmark, and how do you track it?