• / Free eNewsletters & Magazine
  • / My Account
Home>The Best Time to Own Cash

The Best Time to Own Cash

Perspectives Content Submission

Wed, 11 Sep 2013

The best time for an investor to own cash is when it pays next to nothing.  This may sound counterintuitive, and it is the opposite of what most investors do when cash pays nothing:  They scramble to find better-paying alternatives, even if it means taking on more risk.  But the contrarian aspect o

Related Videos

  1. Bond Funds Undergo a Stress Test

    Senior fund analyst Eric Jacobson walks us through how some of Morningstar's top-rated intermediate-term bond funds fared during the early summer sell-off.

  2. Rising Rates and Your Steady-Eddie Stocks

    Steady dividend-payers may be under some pressure as interest rates rise in the nearer term, but that's no reason to dump them, says Morningstar analyst Alex Bryan.

  3. What No Taper Means for Dividend Investors

    Since the taper talks began, conditions have improved for dividend investors, who can now buy quality names without being vulnerable to long -term interest - rate spikes, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters.

  4. Investors Still Exiting Bonds

    August saw continued big bond -fund redemptions and a divergence of institutional and individual investor flows in emerging-markets funds.

Upcoming Events

©2014 Morningstar Advisor. All right reserved.