Mutual Funds

10 Best ETFs to Buy for Beginners

If you’re just starting to invest your money, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are one of the best places to begin. Like mutual funds, these instruments …

Personal Finance

Tony Robbins: What I Learned From the World's Greatest Investors

People are "being sucked into doing the very opposite," he says.<p>It has been one of the more remarkable career arcs in business.<p>Tony Robbins came to …


Create Positive Cash Flow by Opening Your Own Bank?

How to Create Positive Cash Flow by Opening Your Own Bank<p>Updated February 14, 2017<p><i>Guest Post by John Jamieson from</i><p><b>Editor's</b> …


Opinion: This bullish economic news is a warning for the stock market

Consumer confidence is at its highest level in 14 years, so it’s time to lighten up on stocks and build up cash. You read that right: The stock …

Stock Markets

Weekly Market Notes - March 19, 2018

Record inflows into mutual funds and ETFs suggest investor optimism could be a headwind using contrary opinion.<p>CEO confidence surges to record high; …


When mutual fund CEOs get over-smart

It has been a long journey for the mutual funds industry to generate interest and acceptance. Some CEOs of fund houses are putting that trust at risk …


Global fund’s manager scores big gains with stock picks that may surprise you

Energy and commodity stocks around the world have lagged behind in the bull market because of oversupply or weak demand.<p>Some investors, including Rob …


Charting technical cross currents, market bears resurface ahead of the Fed

Editor’s Note: This is a free edition of The Technical Indicator, a daily MarketWatch subscriber newsletter. To get this column each market day, …


You are eligible for the PF interest even if your account has been inoperative

<b>I recently lost my job where I was earning Rs80,000 per month. After staying unemployed for 5 months, I took up a job that is now paying me Rs50,000</b> …


Why early retirement can be a killer

Think twice—nay, thrice—before claiming your Social Security benefits at age 62. Your life might depend on your decision.<p>Literally.<p>That’s because …


Why Money Managers Are Paid So Much Is a Mystery

There might be lots of reasons, but market-beating performance isn't one of them.<p>Why do workers in the financial industry get paid so much? There are many possible explanations, none of them completely satisfying. The financial industry commands a much larger share of the U.S. economy than in the …


Best And Worst Q1 2018: Small Cap Value ETFs And Mutual Funds

The Small Cap Value style ranks tenth in Q1'18.<p>Based on an aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs and 240 mutual funds.<p>VBR is our top-rated Small Cap …


Ask The Salty Waitress: Is it wrong to expect my mega-rich friend to pay for dinner?

<i>Salty Waitress</i><i> is</i> The Takeout’s<i> advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining</i> …

Food & Dining

Domestic investment bankers rake in hefty bonuses as issues swell

All-time high mop-up of Rs 1.2 trillion through IPOs, QIPs in 2017-18

State Bank of India

S&P 500 violates 50-day average, deeper trendline support under siege

Free Preview<p>For full access, or Subscribe Now and get 4 weeks free!<p>The major U.S. benchmarks are firmly lower early Monday, pressured ahead of a …


Opinion: How Donald Trump is re-emerging as a risk for the stock market

The night Donald Trump was elected president, Dow futures plummeted as much as 900 points as Wall Street, which overwhelmingly backed the “safe” …

Stock Markets

Account fees under scrutiny after market volatility | Toronto Star

Another 2017 study by Credo Consulting Inc. found that 62 per cent of investors surveyed thought they didn't pay for the financial advice they …


John Mauldin Worries: So Do I, But For Different Reasons

The Fed is dealing with a number of issues. It wants to increase interest rates.<p>At the same time, it has started to sell off assets it accumulated …


Will LTCG tax hurt mutual fund flow?

Budget 2018 reintroduced long-term capital gains tax (LTCG) for equities and equity mutual funds, which had been tax-free since 2004. Will this …


The Dow is now down for 2018, but it still has plenty of winners

Monday trading in U.S. stocks was another reminder that investors have short memories.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 336 points, or …


I Did The Math On Your Investment Fees And The Results Weren't Pretty

A few weeks ago I invited readers to share their portfolio details with me so I could help ‘do the math’ on their investment fees. Many of you did, …


Why It Costs So Darn Much to Invest in Mutual Funds

Stock trades are cheap, but mutual fund transactions aren't. Here's why commission prices on mutual funds are often so high.<p>Some brokers charge $4 to …


The cryptocurrency craze hasn’t quite hit the hedge fund industry yet

Wannabe hedge fund managers are itching to get in on the cryptocraze — they just need some hand-holding getting there.<p>Only two hands went up at a …


MLP Insights: Q1 2018

Despite a difficult year for MLPs in 2017, December and January 2018 proved to be strong months for the asset class. We believe U.S. tax reform was …


Is it wise to keep all your retirement money with one fund company?

Diversification is a time-honored strategy for reducing risk.


Want to Be a Successful Investor? Leave the Mutual Funds Behind.

There are better ways to invest than mutual funds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For whatever reason, many people give their money to a mutual fund manager, who probably isn’t getting them the returns they deserve. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town …


You can start saving in 40s and still become rich. Here’s how

1 / 1<p>You can start saving in 40s and still become rich. Here’s how<p>At 40, you are far, far away from your graduation days and staring at retirement …


The Top Funds for Your 401(k)

Don't sell your retirement savings short.<p>For many people, their 401(k) plan account is their biggest financial asset. It's critical to invest it as …


How financially secure is your retirement? Your account balance won’t tell you

Free Preview<p>For full access, or Subscribe Now and get 4 weeks free!<p>Many of us can recall stories of parents and grandparents who spent 40-year …


What India’s Top Three Mutual Funds Bought And Sold In February

What India’s Top Three Mutual Funds Bought And Sold In February<p>March 16, 2018 12:24 UTC