ETFs and Mutual Funds

The World Gold Council announced on Wednesday that inflows into gold ETFs rose sharply in March. It was not just the United States driving gold.
Jon C. Ogg
Should the Social Security Administration be allowed to invest in stocks? If so, what should the limits be?
Jon C. Ogg
March 12, 2020 will go down in the history books as the worst trading day since the stock market crash in October of 1987. And to say that the history books will say that assumes that there are not...
Jon C. Ogg
When stock market turmoil and economic turmoil coincide into a perfect storm, it turns out that the high-yield sector in corporate bonds, municipal bonds and emerging market bonds tend to get gutted.
Jon C. Ogg
Investors are not used to hearing is the word "biotech" used in the same sentence as anything to do with Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway. Yet the portfolio managers have purchased shares of...
Jon C. Ogg
Investors love following the moves and advice of Warren Buffett. Now you can see exactly why he bought millions of shares in Kroger, and why he may buy more or why he may want to acquire the whole...
Jon C. Ogg
It is not unusual for stocks to sell off when there are major illness outbreaks or other global scares, but this is one of those situations when the current consensus is that things are more likely...
Jon C. Ogg
Two investing themes have become much more dominant of late. One concerns climate change, and the other has a partial overlap as it covers the theme of environmental, social and governance strategies.
Jon C. Ogg
The S&P 500 index returned 28.9% in 2019, nearly four times the return on a global hedge fund index. Yet some investors can't seem to kick the hedge-fund habit. Go figure.
Paul Ausick
Here is a review and preview of how the model for Dow Jones industrial average could point to a baseline expectation of more than 7% gains in 2020.
Jon C. Ogg
In an effort to mitigate this risk and concern about picking the winners or the losers with each company that comes public, exchange-traded funds are available that offer a sampling and exposure to...
Chris Lange
On a company by company basis, investing in biotechs is somewhat tricky. However, there is an investment strategy that makes it much easier.
Chris Lange
Picking a single social media stock like Facebook or Twitter can be profitable, but with that comes a lack of diversity the average investor might need.
Chris Lange
Wells Fargo has made some mixed calls on the traditional asset management sector to kick off 2020. Downgrades outnumbered upgrades.
Jon C. Ogg
Investors can use a number of exchange-traded funds to invest in the volatile semiconductor industry.
Chris Lange