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In a move to better understand how big trades affect the market, the SEC is keeping its eye on major stock exchanges.
Municipal bonds have long been the darlings of fixed-income investors, but “downgrade risk” now looms over this market.
Because ETFs are structured differently from funds, investors should ask a few extra questions. But what are they?
There’s news about mutual fund investors. In fact, two stories have emerged in the past few days. But is the bottom line good or bad?
In today’s market, emphasizing safety means earning practically nothing. Isn’t there any way to do better? Well, there are ways to try.
Investors are getting mixed messages about whether target-date funds are a safe bet. So which is it?
If you know anyone with a child in college or one that will be soon, you know this is hand-wringing time, as families sweat financial aid awards.
Are you saving enough for retirement? Probably not, but here's how to figure it out.
Whether a fund manager moves, retires, is fired or has died, investors are still left wondering what to do when your mutual fund manager moves on.
Bundle.com, which went live today, enables users to benchmark their spending and saving with people in similar positions.
Year-end statements from financial planners are packing investors’ mailboxes, telling you how your investments did in 2009. But did they do well enough?
Fixed-income investors are in a tough spot. Yields on safer savings like CDs are pitifully low. So, what about dividend-paying stocks?
Settling for less-than-topnotch investment gains can pay off for several reasons.
Goldman Sachs has filed an application with the SEC to begin creating ETFs.
Exchange-traded funds investing in bonds are investors’ latest darlings, but are investors taking on more risk than they think?
Many funds can use losses from 2008 to offset gains in 2009, keeping the problem of “year-end distributions” to a minimum.
Morningstar said Wednesday it's expanding into corporate credit ratings, a move that represents a shot over the bow for the current cadre of ratings agencies.
Morningstar begins publishing credit ratings with reports on 100 public companies
Many savers sock money away in traditional IRAs even if they don’t get a tax deduction. This practice can minimize taxes if you convert to a Roth.
You say you’re unhappy with your 529 college savings plan? You’re not alone.
Volatile stock market index seems to defy the thrust of positive economic news
It could pay to keep a chunk of cash on the sidelines this year. You may want it to convert a traditional IRA or similar plan to a tax-free Roth IRA.
Target-date funds might seem like the default for young investors, but is the risk worth the reward?
Bonds backed by mortgage debt may sound risky in this housing market, but you can find high yields if you look to government-backed options.
These heavily shorted stocks could surge higher on any positive catalyst.
When bank savings and money markets pay almost nothing, it seems logical to reach for a bit more yield by taking on a smidgeon of additional risk.
Morningstar raises stake in Morningstar Korea to 80 percent
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