Here are some balanced mutual funds that boosted returns with high-yield bonds.
Growth funds have become pricier. The question is, can go they continue to go higher?
Passive index funds are becoming more popular, but three actively managed mutual funds show that some managers can beat the market.
Computerized stock picking has fared better as markets have rallied.
When foreign currencies fall, hedged ETFs lead the field.
Most global bond managers have outdone the benchmarks.
GMO founder Jeremy Grantham worries that stocks are too expensive.
Rising interest rates have created headwinds.
By avoiding troubled companies, most active funds have topped the benchmark.
DFA's returns have shined because of a tilt to small stocks.