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.
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.
U.S. stocks may be on a roll but investors remain cautious, putting larger amounts into bonds and funds investing primarily in foreign stocks.