With the global economy growing, demand improves for energy and metals.
Growing demand for civilian aircraft is compensating for defense cuts.
Closed-ends reached bargain levels because of fears about rising interest rates.
Ibbotson's new mutual funds shine by avoiding stocks with high trading volumes.
The question is whether the conflict in Ukraine has pushed the stocks low enough for bargain hunters.
After suffering badly in the downturn, European small stocks are benefiting from the recovery.
These funds are a way to bet on higher energy prices.
After years of declines, shares of gold miners look cheap.
Financial advisers used to see small-cap stocks outperforming bigger stocks but that view may be changing.
In the choppy emerging markets, some winning managers use distinctive strategies to limit losses.