Brenda Buttner

Recent Articles By The Author

Outperforming the Nasdaq Ain't What It Used to Be

Nasdaq's fall shows that the indices aren't the best benchmarks for your fund's performance.

Take Your Funds' April 14 Performance as a Sign of Future Risk

That one-day return is a key indicator and much easier to absorb than beta or standard deviation.

A Guide to Selling Your Fund, Part 2

Also, don't get carried away with rebalancing.

The Cutting Room: Biotech or Internet?

Or is it just a popularity contest between JJC and the Chartman? Either way, you decide.

When to Sell Your Fund: A Guide

Should you sell that loser or wait for it to turn around? Here's some help in making that choice.