In 2008, one of the most respected money market mutual funds broke the buck and investors lost money they thought was totally safe. Now, the SEC wants to prevent a repeat.
Securities regulators vote to propose reforms that would target a portion of the $2.6 trillion money market fund industry.
Mutual funds are popular with investors, but how many of us really understand the alphabet soup of share classes? Here's what you need to know about each one, from A to Z.
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.
At least three wealth management firms marketing themselves as objective financial advisers are getting payments for investing their clients' money in certain mutual funds.
The frugality and investing discipline that the 2008 financial crisis imposed on Americans appear to have led to permanent changes in spending behavior, a new survey shows.
Two-thirds of managed U.S. stock funds failed to beat the market in 2012, but funds specializing in stocks of small foreign companies have been outperforming year after year.
The recent rally in stocks has many investors excited again, but if you invest now, you have to protect yourself from the possibility that the bull market could reverse...
When the Dow started setting records, investors were expected to show their confidence by leaving the safety of bonds and sinking their money into stocks. It hasn't happened.
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.