Stan Luxenberg

Stan Luxenberg is a freelance writer specializing in mutual funds and investing. He was executive editor of Individual Investor magazine.

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Finding Bargains in Depressed Emerging Markets

Finding Bargains in Depressed Emerging Markets

After the downturn, dividend ETFs sell at modest multiples.

Be Prepared: Mutual Funds That Are Ready for Any Market

Be Prepared: Mutual Funds That Are Ready for Any Market

All-cap mutual funds can deliver solid results under different market conditions.

Why Silver Could Outshine Gold

Why Silver Could Outshine Gold

After suffering a long downturn, silver looks relatively cheap.

Mutual Funds That Take the Slow-Trade Route to Excelling

Mutual Funds That Take the Slow-Trade Route to Excelling

Low-turnover portfolios have been found to outdo rapid traders.

Can Online Services Replace Merrill Lynch?

Can Online Services Replace Merrill Lynch?

Perhaps. Computerized systems are building low-cost portfolios and costing investors less.

ETF Strategies That Topped Benchmarks

ETF Strategies That Topped Benchmarks

These ETFs have excelled by focusing on IPOs, spinoffs and buybacks. Can they continue to outperform?

Are Target-Date Retirement Funds Doing Things Backward?

Are Target-Date Retirement Funds Doing Things Backward?

Critics suggest starting with small equity holdings and gradually increasing the allocation.

Bond Funds That Are Staying in the Black

Bond Funds That Are Staying in the Black

Last year was a bad one for most bond funds. But by holding broadly diversified portfolios, a few funds deliver steady returns when most competitors sink.

Why Chinese Stocks Look Like Bargains

Why Chinese Stocks Look Like Bargains

Fund managers say the economy will continue growing despite problems in other emerging markets.

Mutual Funds That Thrive When Stocks Sink

Mutual Funds That Thrive When Stocks Sink

A few alternative managers have delivered consistent results that can counteract wider market downturns.