Solar stocks crashed, but some companies that promote energy efficiency are climbing.
Some active managers outpacing comparable ETFs.
If interest rates keep rising, the bond benchmarks could rise.
These diversified funds hold more than high-yield bonds.
Passive investment choices can generate the biggest fees.
Even after their recent rally, municipal funds could continue climbing this year.
Stocks have been surging since the recent election.
Now that markets have calmed, a Bridgeway fund is delivering solid results.
Funds that focus on local currencies can provide diversification.
Stronger housing markets are boosting the stocks.