Jim Cramer: 5 Examples Show Why Stock Investing Is So Difficult

Jim Cramer: 5 Examples Show Why Stock Investing Is So Difficult

Consider these five, right in front of you on this one day, so you get the perils of stock ownership and know how to handle them when they occur.

Mutual Funds, Eviscerated by ETFs, Face New Humiliation, Moody's Says

Mutual Funds, Eviscerated by ETFs, Face New Humiliation, Moody's Says

Moody's Investors Service predicts active stock- and bond-picking firms' share of the money-management industry will be overtaken as soon as 2021 by 'passive' vehicles like index-tracking mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

What Is a Broker and What Does It Mean for Me?

What Is a Broker and What Does It Mean for Me?

A broker acts as a middleman who can execute an investment trade for you - on your terms.

Warren Buffett's Plan for His Wife's Inheritance Is a Must Read for Investors

Warren Buffett's Plan for His Wife's Inheritance Is a Must Read for Investors

The Oracle of Omaha's instructions for his wife's eventual inheritance offer some valuable lessons.

Jim Cramer: The Real Lesson of the 10-Year Bull Market Anniversary

Jim Cramer: The Real Lesson of the 10-Year Bull Market Anniversary

Did the Fed aid Microsoft? No, Microsoft aided Microsoft. J&J aided J&J. Procter aided Procter.

March's Market Outlook: Don't Get Complacent

March's Market Outlook: Don't Get Complacent

Rob Isbitts, chief investment officer of Sungarden Fund Management, says that despite the past month of moderating emotions in the investment markets, we still are looking at an environment that offers danger and big gain potential at the same time.

Make the Trend Your Friend With This SPY Trade: Market Recon

Make the Trend Your Friend With This SPY Trade: Market Recon

Don't try to fight the market trend, work with it -- but keep an eye to the news and be ready to act.

Be Careful in Both Directions, the Market Beast Is Very Ornery Now

Be Careful in Both Directions, the Market Beast Is Very Ornery Now

This stock market is doing a nice job of making it tough on everyone.

Market Movements Are More Logical Than You Might Think

Market Movements Are More Logical Than You Might Think

Want to outperform the market? Ride out temporary ups and downs, and try to stay 100% invested.

ETFs to Top $4 Trillion in Boon for BlackRock, Blow for Mutual Funds

ETFs to Top $4 Trillion in Boon for BlackRock, Blow for Mutual Funds

The runaway growth of exchange-traded funds over the past decade shows no signs of abating, with a top industry forecaster now projecting the assets will surge at least 18% this year, topping $4 trillion for the first time.