Index investing can power your mutual funds and ETFs

Index investing can power your mutual funds and ETFs

Discover the pros and cons of index investing with both mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs)
Index investing has both advantages and disadvantages. However, is index investing really a good overall strategy for growth investors?

In this article we look at both mutual funds and ETFs… Read More

The most popular stocks are rarely can’t-miss investments

The most popular stocks are rarely can’t-miss investments

The most popular stocks, which are often in the media or broker limelight, are often overpriced and may plunge.
Brokers get information from the media. Investment journalists spend a lot of time talking to brokers, and company managers listen to both. A feedback loop can develop… Read More

How index mutual funds backfire

Index mutual funds can provide a low-cost way to invest in the stock market. However, they have disadvantages and there are better alternatives.

Index mutual funds are among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades. These are specialized mutual… Read More

Three ETFs to buy — one to avoid

We still think high-quality mutual funds with a long-term focus will beat stock-market indexes over time. If funds invest as we advise — sticking with well-established companies and spreading their assets across the five main economic sectors — they will likely lose a lot less… Read More