This week: The market takes tapering in stride, a dividend dilemma for investors, and a well-run REIT at a reasonable price.
U.S. equity funds have seen their strongest inflows since 2000 this year, as passive funds continue to garner strong interest, active fund outflows moderate, and investors sell their core bond funds.
As yields continue to shrink, one source of spending money is hiding in plain sight.
Many managers focus on currency denomination or corporate debt, while others are beginning to take a total-return approach.
Readers share tips for not getting caught up in the euphoria.
With elevated capital gains distributions and RMDs on the way, along with some higher tax rates, consider these end-of-year tips to temper the tax hit.
Emerging markets are hot, and here are some benchmarks to ensure you don't go overboard.
Checking your funds' weightings is a good starting point, but don't stop there.
Some readers carve out specialized emerging-markets stakes, while others are content with the indirect route.
It's all about the valuations, folks.