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Morgan Stanley studied decades of stock market history and nailed down the best areas that protect against huge portfolio losses

Not all defensive sectors are created equal. And when the next major stock market downturn hits, Morgan Stanley wants its clients to be positioned in the best-possible way.<p>A team of nearly three dozen analysts recently compiled a scorecard of the best defensive sectors, based on their study of …

Stock Markets

3 Stocks That Could Put Alibaba's Returns to Shame

These three stocks could beat one of the world's e-commerce giants.<p>Jack Ma, Peng Lei, and a team of sixteen other partners co-founded <b>Alibaba</b> …

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

The MLK History Forgot

During his last three years on Earth, Martin Luther King went through hell.<p>In January 1966, Martin Luther King Jr.—founding president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Nobel laureate and the nation’s most prominent civil rights activist—moved his family into a squalid tenement …

Black History

10 electric cars coming in the next 3 years

2016 was my first full-time year at <i>Electrek</i> covering clean-tech and primarily electric vehicles. It undoubtedly was a great and exciting year for EVs with several automakers announcing new upcoming vehicles, some of them even committing to volume production and governments setting more ambitious …

'My best travel discovery of 2016'

Inspired by the surprises thrown up in our weekly A great little place I know series, we asked writers and adventurers to share their best discovery of the year<p><b>Peter Frankopan, historian and author</b><br>The world of 2016 is not all doom and gloom. In Asia, things are changing fast as the Silk Roads rise …

AD’s 11 Favorite New Cars of 2016 Photos

Like many people, members of the <i>Architectural Digest</i> motoring team loves cars. Granted, we have access to New York’s excellent public transportation infrastructure (and the nightmare of driving a vehicle in this dense urban center), so we might not love them in the same quantity as our fellow …

Luxury SUV

12 trips everyone should take in Europe in 2017

Europe is always a good idea.<p>However, some places might be a better idea than others next year.<p>We've put together the ultimate European bucket list for 2017. From celebrating Finland's independence to jetting to Bordeaux on a brand new high speed train, here are 12 trips everyone should take in …

European Travel