stock indexes

Investors Need to Look Beyond the Headlines

Instead of embracing what the daily voices of doom are proclaiming -- a double-dip recession and the demise of stocks -- notice how equity prices continue to edge higher in spite of all the seemingly bad news. Long-term vision is needed instead of instant gratification.

Can New Index Beat a Chimp's Stock Picks?

Lusha the Russian chimp's stock picks have outperformed 94% of the country's investment funds. Inspired by Lusha, DailyFinance' Daniel Solin has created a benchmark stock index based on the letters of his last name. We'll track it over time to see if it beats expert brokers and fund managers.