It's Important That Average Investors Understand Beta and What It Measures

It's Important That Average Investors Understand Beta and What It Measures

Financial advisors are usually referring to buying stocks and ETFs that have relatively high covariances in performance with the S&P 500.

Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

More FOMO should lead to more MOMO for the S&P 500.

The Unintended Consequences of Jack Bogle

The Unintended Consequences of Jack Bogle

The champion of indexing transformed investing for many, but also impacted the structure of the stock market.

The Read-Through Is a Superficial Analysis of Market Sectors

The Read-Through Is a Superficial Analysis of Market Sectors

If you are investing in individual stocks you have to do individual research. It's that simple.

Novice Trade: FXI China Large-Cap ETF

Novice Trade: FXI China Large-Cap ETF

The S&P 500 might be in recovery mode, but China is another story.

This Market May Just Be in an Uptrend: Market Recon

This Market May Just Be in an Uptrend: Market Recon

This is the kind of reversal that happens in a bull market.

Kohl's Stock Could Be a Quality Buy as the Retail Sector Reels

Kohl's Stock Could Be a Quality Buy as the Retail Sector Reels

It might be time to fill your carriage with Kohl's again.

Triple-X ETFs Now Taboo at Vanguard as Regulators Look Other Way

Triple-X ETFs Now Taboo at Vanguard as Regulators Look Other Way

Vanguard Group, the $5.1 trillion money manager, will stop selling the "Triple X" ETFs, which offer investors the ability for triple gains -- or triple losses on stock-market movements.

4 Important Things From the Fed Minutes Investors Should Know

4 Important Things From the Fed Minutes Investors Should Know

If the Fed pauses in March, that decision came after the December meeting.

What Is an Index Fund and What Are the Best Ways to Invest in One?

What Is an Index Fund and What Are the Best Ways to Invest in One?

Index funds offer some unique benefits - and drawbacks - compared to traditional mutual funds. Here's what you need to know.