Mutual Fund Redemptions Help You Determine a Market Bottom

Mutual fund redemptions can help you determine if we’re close to support and may have found a market bottom. We help you understand redemptions and show you how to find redemption data.

Understanding ETFs and Mutual Funds

Exchange Traded Funds and Mutual Funds both offer investors some distinct advantages and disadvantages. We discuss the relative benefits of each and help you understand what they offer investors.

Absolute Return Funds: Higher Fees, Lower Returns

Absolute return funds from Putnam offer a lot of promises but the track records of the managers would suggest that they offer anything but guaranteed returns.

Building a Diversified, Low-Cost, High-Performance ETF Portfolio

In this article you will learn how to build a diversified portfolio of multiple asset classes without having to pay a manager The stock indexes including the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average have been rising in 2009 but does this mean investors should be all in stock? According to the most recent … Continued

Avoiding the Traps of Mutual Funds

Mutual funds have fees that are disclosed and others that are hidden. Learn how much you are really paying and how to avoid these fees in the future.

Why Target Date Funds Don’t Work Like You Expect

Target date funds are popular, but they actually include hidden market-timing risks and much higher costs that simpler strategies.

How to Trade Leveraged and Inverse ETFs

Leveraged ETFs are effective as a a short-term trading instruments, but they carry very significant risks that can catch traders by surprise.