Index mutual funds trounced actively managed mutual funds last year by the widest margin in 15 years. Why are you sticking with an active manager?
The average amount given to sweet, adorable children by the Tooth Fairy last year was a mere $2.10. That’s down 17% from the year before, representing one of the largest declines in spending for the tightwad sprite since 1998. …
Facebook filed documents Wednesday with the SEC in preparation for one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in recent memory. The word on Wall Street is that the IPO will raise at least $5 billion for the firm. How …
This may be one of those rare moments when market strength is a signal of growing danger, rather than a sign of better times to come.
The year-end push to contribute to a 529 state college savings plan is in full force. These plans make a lot of sense. But they also have drawbacks. Here’s how to make the most of them.
A new survey drives home some critical points about the recession’s impact on retirement planning. We fear the stock market even in the long run and probably should be taught more about money in school.
U.S. share prices are rising, even though the economic picture both here and in Europe is getting worse. Why is it happening and what should you do about it?
The recent rally was a chance to see which shares would likely lead the next major market advance.
As the severity of this recession sinks in, the call grows louder for a serious plan to help people help themselves when it comes to their finances. After all, things won’t get much better anytime soon.
As tends to happen, yesterday’s dramatic stock market decline has put some investors on edge. The other day, I talked with my friend who is a financial planner, and he told me that after the market dropped by 15% in early August, …
A toxic jobs report, a federal lawsuit against banks, Euro-debt troubles and a run to safety are all threatening stocks today — and likely for the rest of the week, too.
These four indicators, often overlooked, will help you decide when it’s smart to start buying stocks again.