Article Archive: Ask the Analyst

Title Collection Author Date
Mutual Funds and the Falling Dollar Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 12/29/04
Is Your Dividend Safe? Ask the Analyst Michael Cumming, CFA 12/22/04
Why Fund Losses Hurt More than You Think Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 12/15/04
LNG: A New Opportunity in Energy Investing? Ask the Analyst Eric Chenoweth, CFA 12/08/04
ETFs vs. Closed-End Funds: Which Are Better for You? Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 12/01/04
Sorting Through a Sea of Stars Ask the Analyst Debbie S. Wang 11/24/04
When Star Ratings Collide Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 11/17/04
Is Your Dividend Safe? Ask the Analyst Michael Cumming, CFA 11/10/04
What to Do with Fund Distributions Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 11/03/04
How to Profit from Foreign Stocks Ask the Analyst Mark Uptigrove, CFA 10/27/04
Making Sense of the Morningstar Style Box Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 10/20/04
Surviving the Wal-Mart Onslaught Ask the Analyst Anthony Chukumba 10/13/04
Will a Variable Annuity Work for You? Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 10/06/04
Why Fund Losses Hurt More than You Think Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 09/29/04
Finding Stocks for the Long Haul Ask the Analyst Jeremy Lopez, CFA 09/24/04
Finding the Best 529 Plans Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 09/22/04
Are High Oil Prices Here to Stay? Ask the Analyst Eric Chenoweth, CFA 09/17/04
Nanotech and the Pitfalls of Specialty Funds Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 09/15/04
What Market Caps Really Mean Ask the Analyst Debbie S. Wang 09/10/04
Revisiting the Market-Timing Myth Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 09/08/04
Executive Compensation: How Much Is Too Much? Ask the Analyst Geoffrey Bonn 09/03/04
When Does Indexing Perform Best? Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 09/01/04
Are Oil Firms Hedging for the Right Reason? Ask the Analyst Mark Uptigrove, CFA 08/27/04
Your Share of the Mutual Fund Settlements Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 08/25/04
Dodging the P/E Pitfall Ask the Analyst Anthony Chukumba 08/20/04
Bond Funds That Play Defense Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 08/18/04
Why Economic Profit Is Essential Ask the Analyst Paul A. Larson 08/13/04
What Fund Adoptions Mean for Investors Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 08/11/04
Why Stop-Loss Orders Are a Bad Sell Ask the Analyst Curt Morrison, MD, FACC, CFA 08/06/04
Making Sense of Momentum Funds Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 08/04/04
Morningstar's Approach to Discount Rates Ask the Analyst Geoffrey Bonn 07/29/04
Should Hedge Funds Be Regulated? Ask the Analyst David Kathman, CFA, Ph.D. 07/28/04
Is Selling Naked Puts a Viable Value Strategy? Ask the Analyst Eric Chenoweth, CFA 07/23/04
The Facts on Funds of Funds Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 07/21/04
Why Fair Value and Target Price Aren't the Same Ask the Analyst Debbie S. Wang 07/16/04
The Cons of Contractual Funds Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 07/14/04
Are Stock Options a Big Deal to Investors? Ask the Analyst Geoffrey Bonn 07/09/04
Evaluating Socially Responsible Funds Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 07/07/04
How to Forecast a Company's Sales Growth Ask the Analyst Jeremy Lopez, CFA 07/02/04
The Skinny on Hedge Funds Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 06/30/04
How Important Is Return on Equity? Ask the Analyst Jeremy Lopez, CFA 06/25/04
Your Fund's Hidden Costs Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 06/23/04
What's Your Company Doing with Your Cash? Ask the Analyst Carl Sibilski 06/18/04
Why You Should Heed 12b-1 Fees Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 06/16/04
The Role of Discount Rates in Valuing Stocks Ask the Analyst Curt Morrison, MD, FACC, CFA 06/11/04
The Best Index Funds Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 06/09/04
Should You Invest in a Business Development Company? Ask the Analyst Jim Callahan, CFA 06/04/04
Your Best Bet for Short-Term Investments Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 06/02/04
How to Beat the Pros at Stock-Picking Ask the Analyst Carl Sibilski 05/28/04
An Index-Only Portfolio? Ask the Analyst Emily Hall 05/26/04