Fears of rising rates have driven large flows to the category, but investors must take care to not eliminate the 'insurance' that core fixed-income funds offer.
Portfolio sprawl, portfolio neglect, life events, and the transition to retirement are big signals that investors should get under the hood of their portfolios.
Merger activity sizzles in the food business, Apple experiments with Beats, and Pfizer stays disciplined.
Single-earner households, dual-income families, and same-sex couples can all benefit from these lucrative Social Security strategies for spouses, as outlined by retirement expert Mary Beth Franklin.
Red Hat's core Linux business remains strong, but increasing cloud adoption could provide upside.
GAP's focus on organic growth takes advantage of its wide moat.
Expenses and structural differences contribute to a performance gap; tax benefits often close the shortfall.
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