Vanguard's Fran Kinniry urges yield-seeking investors to use history as a guide and focus on total return instead of taking on equity and credit risk associated with popular income-producing strategies.
Morningstar investment experts Russ Kinnel, Matt Coffina, Josh Peters, and Sam Lee answer viewer questions about the current market and the best opportunities in stocks , funds, and ETFs today.
U.S.-stock, foreign-stock, and bond index funds can constitute a core portfolio with the flexibility to expand into other asset classes if desired, says author and advisor Rick Ferri.
The Vanguard founder says investors may face lower-than-normal real returns on stocks and should hold bonds for ballast and not return.
The Wall Street Journal poses the question.
Understanding the differences and similarities between these two popular indexing strategies can affect your portfolio planning.
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