Sam Patel

Sam Patel is a former analyst at TheStreet Ratings.

Recent Articles By The Author

Goldman Buoyed by International Funds

The company's best performers last month invested in emerging markets, China and South Korea.

Improved Returns Cast Mirage on ETF Market

A broad base of ETFs produces gains, though there is no clear trend, suggesting volatility and risk.

Where There's Yield, There's Risk

Investors are driving up the prices of some high-yield bond ETFs, raising questions about the trading strategy.

Short Stock Funds Clean Up

These short, or inverse, funds have posted impresive monthly, quarterly and year-to-date returns.

Few Standout Returns in November's Top Closed-End Funds

Only two of the month's 10 top-rated funds posted positive returns in November.