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This ETF takes less credit risk than most of its peers, so it offers a lower yield, but its cost advantage gives it a durable edge.
A handful of funds have gotten all the love in the wake of Bill Gross' departure from PIMCO, but investors can widen their scope.
International-equity funds--particularly currency-hedged funds--were the biggest beneficiaries of new investor dollars in March, continuing a broader trend over the last several years.
Morningstar's Russ Kinnel, Sarah Bush, and Christine Benz highlight their top fund picks for domestic and foreign equity, core bond, inflation-protected securities, and much more.
A portfolio of low-cost index funds isn't a bad starting point for the average investor.
These intermediate-term bond funds have grown the most as PIMCO's flagship has shrunk.
Short of an unlikely breach of investor trust, Morningstar’s Ben Johnson thinks the fund giant will continue its momentum.
Investors are keeping the faith in actively managed bond funds but using index products almost everywhere else.
But passive equity and alternative strategies continue to draw interest.