mutual funds

How a Mega-IPO Could Help Plug India’s Budget Deficit

How a Mega-IPO Could Help Plug India’s Budget Deficit

The scale is staggering. State-owned Life Insurance Corp. of India, with its distinctive blue and yellow logo, is ubiquitous across the subcontinent, controlling three-quarters of the Indian market

Freaked Out by the Stock Market? Take a Deep Breath

When the stock market shudders a few days in a row, it is tempting to do something, and fast. Read this first.

Freaked Out by the Stock Market? Take a Deep Breath

When the stock market shudders a few days in a row, it is tempting to do something, and fast. Read this first.
The Young Person’s Guide to Investing

The Young Person’s Guide to Investing

Narrowing down all the options and figuring out where to turn can be paralyzing. We’ve got you covered.
How a Vegan Ends Up With Leather in Her Portfolio

How a Vegan Ends Up With Leather in Her Portfolio

To invest while supporting animal welfare, socially conscious funds may support Chipotle, but not Burger King and its Impossible Whopper.
How a Vegan Ends Up With Leather in Her Portfolio

How a Vegan Ends Up With Leather in Her Portfolio

To invest while supporting animal welfare, socially conscious funds may support Chipotle, but not Burger King and its Impossible Whopper.
Mutual Funds Are Still Keeping Secrets

Mutual Funds Are Still Keeping Secrets

The Securities and Exchange Commission should press for better disclosures, not fewer.
Rejoice Over the Markets’ Marvelous Rallies. Then Worry.

Rejoice Over the Markets’ Marvelous Rallies. Then Worry.

After months of amazing stock and bond market gains, investors have reason to celebrate. But how do you hold on to those outsize profits?
You Don’t Need to Travel to Profit From International Stocks

You Don’t Need to Travel to Profit From International Stocks

How investors can use indexes to spot opportunities in global stock markets without adding risk.
There Is a Fund for Everything. But Why?

There Is a Fund for Everything. But Why?

Funds try to profit from cows, trade wars, sick pets and obese adults. But who really needs them?
Small, Often Overlooked Stocks May Yet Have Their Day

Small, Often Overlooked Stocks May Yet Have Their Day

After years of underperformance, a lagging sector is even more appealing, its adherents say.
Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable.

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable.

In 2019, the industry’s performance was not quite as strong as the overall stock market’s. Some managers point to political uncertainty over health insurance and drug prices.
The Great Bond Party of 2019 Is Ending

The Great Bond Party of 2019 Is Ending

With Federal Reserve rate cuts behind us and recession fears waning, don’t expect much from bond funds this year.
Happy Results Turned Up Everywhere You Looked

Happy Results Turned Up Everywhere You Looked

Three funds profited handsomely from investments in stocks of many descriptions in countries around the globe.
How to Get Socially Conscious Funds Into Your 401(k)

How to Get Socially Conscious Funds Into Your 401(k)

Your colleagues choose the investments. Be polite. Respect their duty to act in your best interest. Bring friends. And keep trying.
How to Get Socially Conscious Funds Into Your 401(k)

How to Get Socially Conscious Funds Into Your 401(k)

Your colleagues choose the investments. Be polite. Respect their duty to act in your best interest. Bring friends. And keep trying.
Opening the Door to Unicorns Invites Risk for Average Investors

Opening the Door to Unicorns Invites Risk for Average Investors

Regulators are considering easing regular people’s access to the private market where promising start-ups get their funding.
Opening the Door to Unicorns Invites Risk for Average Investors

Opening the Door to Unicorns Invites Risk for Average Investors

Regulators are considering easing regular people’s access to the private market where promising start-ups get their funding.
Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money

Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money

Millions of people have a stake in corporate America through mutual funds. But you may be surprised by how those funds are voting on your behalf.