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.
The way to make money when investing is to buy low and sell high, but how do you actually do that?
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.
Many people are shocked when they first find out how ridiculous the fees are in their 401(k) plan, but there is something you can do about it.
A sharp rise in U.S. equity prices could be leading to a dangerous bubble, according to an American who won the 2013 Nobel prize for economics.
Like mutual funds, closed-end funds manage a portfolio of stocks, bonds or other securities, but it's important for investors to understand the difference.
Harley-Davidson is putting the Hog on a diet. That and more top money stories you need to know Tuesday.
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.
While a government shutdown seems to be in the cards, Wall Street shows no signs of worry. Do they know something we don't?
From earnings out of a pharmacy leader to those from a controversial farm supplier, here are some of the items that will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street.
Think your company doesn't offer you the best options in your 401(k) plan? Employees at Fidelity Investments are suing their company for just that reason.
The arrest of hedge fund CEO Jim Bisenius in a prostitution sting may be enough to take down one of the largest U.S. fund of funds operators - ironically named Common Sense.
With Powerball jackpots hitting $500 million-plus payout levels more frequently these days, is it time to start spending a few bucks everyday playing the lottery?
Many investors who rely on bonds for stability and security have found the investments are turning up short.
Some investors thought Facebook shares were overpriced when the stock went public last year, but eventually the social network showed its value.
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.