ETFs are the new way to invest in the market, but one recently launched fund tracks old reliable companies that have been around since your grandparents were buying stocks.
Because ETFs cover many different portions of the stock, bond, commodities, and real estate markets, they are well worth watching as economic barometers.
While most food prices have increased only modestly, beef prices have soared 26 percent over the past five years.
If you're looking abroad for high profit potential (and you should, because that's where the growth is) there's one country you really need to consider. Hint: It's not a BRIC.
Venture capitalists show no sign of shying away from investing in startups related to bitcoin even as authorities step up their scrutiny of the virtual currency.
Many investors who rely on bonds for stability and security have found the investments are turning up short.
Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine in New Jersey for selling exotic exchange-traded funds to unwary elderly investors seeking income investments.
Nobody can say where markets and the economy will go next, but hindsight is 20/20. Here are some of the most unfortunate money mistakes of the year so far.
This week, we're doing a basic series on investing, trying to give novices the information they need to get started. Today, a rundown of the most common investment options.
The Winklevoss twins love Bitcoins, and they plan to make it easier to invest in the cryptocurrency with their Bitcoin ETF. But the idea isn't ready for prime time.
Imagine not just loaning the government money for free, but at negative nominal rates. Another fresh Treasury auction of 10-year inflation-protection TIPS just went off yet...
Dividend ETFs focus on investments that pay out healthy amounts of income to shareholders. But their methods for choosing what they hold can vary widely.
Monday saw gold prices plunge, prompted by fears of a slowdown in China. But for gold bugs here, now may be the time to add some of the yellow metal to your portfolio.
Since gold topped out near $1,900 an ounce two years ago, prices have fallen by about $300. If you think that makes it a bargain, here are five ways to invest in gold now.
Investors are putting larger amounts into bonds and foreign-stock funds, analysis shows, despite the surge in the Dow Jones industrial average.
The Volatility Index, AKA the VIX, just hit a 52-week low. Make that a multiyear low, all the way back to April of 2007. Is the "fear index" showing a market that is overly...
Mexico is a land of great opportunity, led by a being a land of great risk. So what are investors supposed to think when the Bank of Mexico cuts its benchmark interest...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has now hit a new high, and it did it on a day where there is actually very little news acting as the driving force. The prior closing high...