Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer investors the ability to diversify over an entire sector or market segment in a single investment. Find out how they are created and what they can do for your portfolio.
The current slump in expectations of market volatility is not just a stock market phenomenon -- it is the lowest it's been for years across fixed income, currency and commodity markets around the world.
In the past week, the Federal Reserve expressed confidence in America's economy, the U.S. unemployment rate hit a 10-year low,a nd the presidential election in France showed that the tide of anti-European Union populism may be ebbing. You'd think these events would lift the stock market. But they haven't.
Larry Fink, the chief executive at BlackRock, which with $5.1 trillion is the world's biggest investor, just sent his annual letter to chief executives at S&P 500 companies and large European corporations.
Fink focused on how to think long-term in this "new world" that has negated all the assumptions investors had a year ago about, for example, who would be the US president.
In today's post, our own Leslie Thompson shares some predictions of the rise in technology stocks in the coming years. With the fast-growing technology industry, investors look to find profits in the financial sector.
Today's article is a discussion of some investment portfolio management tips to consider for the remainder of 2016. The changes in certain areas of the market, such as market capitalizations, sectors, fixed-income and geographies have been observed, and investors should consider these areas as asset allocation is reviewed.
The 2016 Summer Olympics have started, and while it's an exciting time for athletes and their supporters, it's also a great time to be a stock market investor. Keep reading for interesting information about the effect of the Olympics on the stock market, with stats to back it up.
We've uncovered an interesting article that discusses the hidden benefits of a decline in the stock market. Traditionally, a stock market drop is considered at best unpleasant, but savvy financial advisors can use these downturns for their clients to upgrade their taxable portfolios.