Always consider international companies that are comparable to their U.S. counterparts to see if one or the other might give your portfolio an edge up on pure domestic plays.
It's mid-year: Here's one standout ETF, plus how to evaluate the others you hold (in addition to equities), to help you weather 2014.
Interest rates will rise and that's not a bad thing.
You can find high-quality, low-volatility, solid, dividend-paying international stocks on your 'home' exchange. Check out the ADR performance for Total, GlaxoSmtihKline, Sanofi and Royal Dutch Shell.
Market rallies can cause as much consternation as corrections and pullback if you don't understand their context.
There are no vast sums of cash on the sidelines. In fact, investors have a negative cash position.
Selecting the right exchange-traded funds will help the investor play defense in this environment.
The severe weather will depress GDP, jobs and other indicators making a volatile 2014 even choppier. Here are some practical steps equity investors should take to beat the winter blues.
When the market corrects by a few percentage points it's time to buy, not sell.
Investors face countless choices. Here's how we narrowed our list for 2014 to nine.