Some top managers are fleeing fixed income and shifting to stocks.
Reliable performer's diversified approach has paid dividends in recent years.
Balanced mutual fund portfolios limit losses by holding mixes of stocks and bonds.
Mutual fund managers are expecting shares will rise as the economy recovers.
First Trust US IPO Index ETF's portfolio focuses on big companies.
The famed bond manager has done well with stock funds, too -- by using bonds.
Dividend-stock ETFs may not be as safe as many shareholders think. A good alternative right now is mega-cap funds.
China has slowed, but the Philippines and Thailand are still growing.
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These ETFs beat the S&P 500 while providing rich income.