Why did this bond index fund recently shoot up to the top of the charts?
The answers have both short- and long-term implications.
In some situations, passive investing strategies should not be an automatic choice, even for advocates of indexing, says Morningstar's John Rekenthaler.
Plus, Fidelity boosts target-date funds' overseas, TIPS, and commodity exposure, and more.
How to use ETFs to implement fund managers' current ideas at lower costs.
This year may be a year to prize bonds for their stability.
Plus, news on PowerShares, Janus, Vanguard, Fidelity, Wasatch, more.
A look at some compelling new options that could be available this year.
Plus, Vanguard Bond ETFs, First Trust pulls the old switcharoo, and more.
Today we'll take a look at which funds can do the heavy lifting in your portfolio (core funds) and which funds deserve a look for their diversifying features. You can compare these choices with your own portfolio and see if you might want to do a little rebalancing. Core Funds When I start building ...