Personal Investing

As Fed raises rates, popular bond index funds get pinched

Jun 14, 2018

Index funds are surging in popularity due to their low costs and relatively good performance

London mayor upbeat about tech despite investment concerns

Jun 11, 2018

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he's optimistic the city will continue to attract international investors after Brexit as a survey showed Britain's attractiveness as a destination for foreign direct investment dimmed last year

Beware of hidden taxes in retirement

Jun 11, 2018

Even the best states for taxes in retirement may have some tax traps

The world's most exciting stocks may now be in your funds

Jun 7, 2018

Stocks trading in mainland China have long offered one of the biggest thrill-rides of investing _ they've more than doubled one year, only to give it all back the next _ and now they're moving further into the mainstream

What's in your 401(k)? For more investors, just 1 fund

Jun 5, 2018

More and more retirement savers have their entire 401(k) account in just a single mutual fund, and investment advisers are fine with it

Of Mutual Interest: Can small caps keep living large?

May 24, 2018

Thanks to worries about international trade, shares of smaller U.S. companies have done far better than their larger peers over the last three months and indexes of small stocks are at record highs

Of Mutual Interest: Reacting to rising inflation and rates

May 17, 2018

Most experts agree that inflation is going to speed up eventually as the U.S. economy expands, and that the Federal Reserve will keep raising interest rates in order to keep inflation pressures from getting out of control.

Quenching a thirst? Investing in water-related funds

May 10, 2018

Funds that invest in water-related infrastructure, utilities and technology can offer a way to capitalize on the growth in demand for clean water

Ski resort owner surrendering airport hangar in fraud case

May 9, 2018

A former Vermont ski resort owner accused of massive fraud involving foreign investors' money has agreed to surrender an airport hangar in Coventry in addition to other property

More Americans expect to work until 70; there are benefits

May 8, 2018

Some experts suggest Americans delay retirement and drawing Social Security benefits until 70


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