Evaluating key changes at Fidelity, Third Avenue, and Legg Mason.
These funds haven't found a following among individual investors, but the big guys are beating down their doors.
We have more Neutral-rated funds than any other ratings level.
Keep an open mind and a closed wallet.
For every Contrafund, there's a Magellan out there.
Why the average investor is paying less for fund management.
Below the radar, some funds got burned by American Airlines, while another fund is dumping Hong Kong real estate, and other fund managers are limited in the number of times they can go home.
Figure out which funds add diversification and which are simply duplication.
I've got four ideas for core investing and two for the short term.
Mutual fund performance data is quite useful, but you need the right perspective.
Go against the grain to find winners.
A growth maverick shares his ideas.
These promising funds may belong on your watchlist.
How do the largest fund companies stack up?
Here's a look at some of the funds we've rated so far in this category.
These managers boast a good year and a great long-term record.
Unconstrained bond funds have gotten off to a tepid start.
Do fund company shares really outperform the fund companies' funds?
How funds from PIMCO, T. Rowe Price, and Fidelity became Bronze medalists or Neutral-rated funds.
We dig deep to rate funds for the long haul.
And back to the record of our Fund Analyst Picks.
Beware of these portfolio-eating zombie funds that are still around for some reason.
Get 'em while they're cheap.
Some funds' returns may look very different after taxes.
Which of these funds has grown up and is ready for your investment?
The 23 funds that made the cut to get into our 401(k).
Focusing on low expenses helps investors succeed, regardless of whether they take the active or passive route.
Here are five of the goofiest arguments for and against indexing.
Ariel's David Maley surveys the wreckage for keepers.
Appleseed managers share their picks and advice for investors.
American bears are thriving while small-cap funds get bludgeoned.
Let's get really contrarian.
An examination of 11 years of our picks reveals a surprising performance by Fidelity and more.
Muni defaults are dropping--not rising.
You won't see much fireworks here except for maybe a snake or some caps.
Fidelity and PIMCO get innovative with TIPS and muni funds.
Where are we headed? The conference knows.
See how our picks have performed and screen for funds that fit your needs.
Vanguard's more-patient shareholders outperformed the rest.
Overall, fund investors are paying less for fund management.
Costs, stars, manager records, and investor returns improve your odds.
Some fund investors have lousy timing, but you don't have to.
Pickings are slim, so consider building your own.
These are four of the best.
When it comes to their own funds, some managers invest millions and others invest bupkis.