Stan Luxenberg

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

An ETF Strategy That Delivers Rich Yields

An ETF Strategy That Delivers Rich Yields

Investors hungry for higher yields may want to consider ETFs that invest in closed-end funds.

Vanguard's Real Estate Fund Rules the Roost -- For Now

Vanguard's Real Estate Fund Rules the Roost -- For Now

In recent years, the low-cost index fund has topped active managers in real estate.

Little Dynamos: Funds That Get Big Returns From Small-Cap Stocks

Little Dynamos: Funds That Get Big Returns From Small-Cap Stocks

Portfolio managers can still find undiscovered shares that sell at hefty discounts.

Emerging-Market Bond Funds Bet on Rebound

Emerging-Market Bond Funds Bet on Rebound

The emerging markets face clear headwinds. But there are good reasons to think that emerging-market bond mutual funds can deliver single-digit returns this year.

Obamacare Boosts Health Funds

Obamacare Boosts Health Funds

Pharmaceutical and hospital stocks rally as more consumers gain insurance.

These Balanced Mutual Funds Stay Afloat Even When Bonds Sink

These Balanced Mutual Funds Stay Afloat Even When Bonds Sink

Here are some balanced mutual funds that boosted returns with high-yield bonds.

Soaring Growth Funds

Soaring Growth Funds

Growth funds have become pricier. The question is, can go they continue to go higher?

Steady Mutual Funds That Beat the S&P 500

Steady Mutual Funds That Beat the S&P 500

Passive index funds are becoming more popular, but three actively managed mutual funds show that some managers can beat the market.

Quant Mutual Funds Top the Benchmarks

Quant Mutual Funds Top the Benchmarks

Computerized stock picking has fared better as markets have rallied.

Big Gains From Betting Against the Yen

Big Gains From Betting Against the Yen

When foreign currencies fall, hedged ETFs lead the field.