There is far more variety now, but new doesn’t necessarily mean better.
Top picks for indexing and active-management aficionados.
We dig into recent performance, the role of reforms, and concentration issues with some emerging-markets indexes.
These managers have expanded the boundaries, and succeeded.
Investors should look for funds with lower-quartile fees, solid track records, and fund managers who invest in their own fund, says American Funds' Rob Lovelace.
This investor is looking to better-position an inherited IRA for RMDs--and future growth.
Questions to ask when deciding whether to invest in a fund.
Investors may not want to expect a lot from Mr. Market in the coming years.
Morningstar's Patty Oey and Dan Rohr and Columbia Acorn's Andreas Waldburg-Wolfegg offer best practices for globe-trotting investors who must navigate choppy waters in today's market.
Knowing the sources of a company's revenue, not just its country of domicile, is important for investors to get the actual exposures they want, says American Funds portfolio manager Rob Lovelace.