Stan Luxenberg is a freelance writer specializing in mutual funds and investing. He was executive editor of Individual Investor magazine.
Recent Articles By The Author
Commodities Revive After Long Downturn -- So Which Funds Are Buys?
With the global economy growing, demand improves for energy and metals.
Aerospace, Defense Funds Are Quietly Beating the Market in 2014
Growing demand for civilian aircraft is compensating for defense cuts.
Hungry for Yield? Feast on These Funds
Closed-ends reached bargain levels because of fears about rising interest rates.
Has Ibbotson Found a Better Way to Beat the Market?
Ibbotson's new mutual funds shine by avoiding stocks with high trading volumes.
Is It Time to Buy Russian Stocks?
The question is whether the conflict in Ukraine has pushed the stocks low enough for bargain hunters.
European Small-Cap Stocks Are Roaring Back
After suffering badly in the downturn, European small stocks are benefiting from the recovery.
With Rising Oil Prices, Three Energy Funds to Consider
These funds are a way to bet on higher energy prices.
A Winning Fund Manager Makes a Bold Bet on Gold
After years of declines, shares of gold miners look cheap.
Are You Holding Small Stocks? You May Not Get Big Returns
Financial advisers used to see small-cap stocks outperforming bigger stocks but that view may be changing.
Hunting for a Smoother Ride in Rough Emerging Markets
In the choppy emerging markets, some winning managers use distinctive strategies to limit losses.