ETFs and Mutual Funds

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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
On a company by company basis, investing in biotechs is somewhat tricky. However, there is an investment strategy that makes it much easier.
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.
Wells Fargo has made some mixed calls on the traditional asset management sector to kick off 2020. Downgrades outnumbered upgrades.
Investors can use a number of exchange-traded funds to invest in the volatile semiconductor industry.
Many investors are focused on getting the jump on the cannabis industry, but they aren’t alone. With this increased speculation, there is added risk that has to be considered.
Eating a nutritious and well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and abstaining from bad habits like smoking greatly increase one’s odds of living a long and healthy life. With these trends gaining...
Although the hype for the blockchain has subsided recently, the potential for the technology is touted as being nearly unlimited. In the course of choosing where to invest for this theme...
The theme of environmental, social and governance (ESG) is a one that likely will not go away anytime soon. Now two more ETFs are launching to track the theme.
One area of the financial markets that has grown like wildfire in the past two decades is the rise of exchange-traded funds. Merrill Lynch expects the market for ETFs and related products to rise to...