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Weekly Wrap: Gold, Fast Fashion, and Floating-Rate Funds

We recap the week on and note the most popular stocks, funds, and exchange-traded funds.

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Where to Invest Your Money in Q3 2022 Here's where opportunities lie in the new quarter—and some undervalued high-quality stocks to consider. Gold Shines as a Haven in 2022 Gold consistently provides a buffer against market storms, but is best used in small doses. What Sustainability Risks Are Woven Into Fast Fashion? Certain low-cost apparel companies have low ESG risks and competitive advantages. The Best Bond ETFs The fixed-income-focused exchange-traded funds on this list all earn Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Gold. Scapegoating the Fed Misses the Bigger Picture The Federal Reserve's critics see what they wish to see. 8 Newly Undervalued 5-Star Stocks Burlington Stores and Goldman Sachs stocks are among those looking more attractive as the bear market drives names further into undervalued territory.

Portfolio Planning and Personal Finance With Christine Benz

Experts Predict Stock and Bond Market Returns: Bear-Market Edition Lower valuations, higher bond yields drive higher return expectations. How to Ensure a Bear Market Doesn't Blow Up Your Retirement Here's what to do, no matter your life stage.

Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

Can Floating-Rate Funds Offset the Risks From Rising Interest Rates? While these loans pay out more to investors when rates rise, their chances of going into default increase during a recession. This Vanguard ETF Is a Great Play on a Rebound in Growth Stocks Low-cost Vanguard Growth ETF focuses on the largest and highest-growth companies in the United States. The Index Inclusion Effect Isn't Cause for Concern The once-powerful benchmark bump has dissipated over time. 3 Great International ETFs Having a Tough Year We think this trio of ETFs from Vanguard, iShares, and State Street should provide a smoother ride long term than the broader foreign stock market.


Why Your 60/40 Balanced Portfolio Isn't Working in 2022 For the last two decades, bonds and stocks usually haven't moved in the same direction. That's not the case this year. Alphabet Stock Is a Buy After Split Google's dominance in search is unmatched, and YouTube should boost the top and bottom lines, says Morningstar's analyst. Bank Stocks Look Attractive Again as Q2 2022 Earnings Come in Strong Executives say the economy is in good shape despite rising fears about recession. Why Is Procter & Gamble Stock So Expensive? This stalwart's price is unexpected.

Rekenthaler Report

Are Long Bonds Still for Fools? Re-evaluating the prospects for 30-Year Treasuries.

The Long View Podcast

Can You Plan Your Retirement in Life Stages? Justin Fitzpatrick, retirement expert, breaks down changes in spending patterns during retirement. Larry Siegel: 'The Humblest Thing an Investor Can Do Is Buy Index Funds' The accomplished author and financial researcher shares his thoughts on the 60/40 portfolio, inflation's staying power, how optimism can be a secret weapon, and more.

Sustainability Matters

The SEC's Proposed Climate Disclosure Rule: Not Quite as Easy as (Scope) 1-2-3 U.S. asset managers' comments on the proposals reveal broad support but also deep concerns in some key areas. Proxy Voting: Where Does Your Fund Manager Stand on ESG Issues? As environmental and social proposals proliferate, fund managers are outlining their voting intentions in greater detail. Dividend Stock Deep Dive: Midyear 2022 Picks Dividend stocks have held up relatively well so far this year. Can the trend continue?


Target-Date Funds' Glide Paths Don't Always Match Plan Participant Needs Workers are often subject to the same glide path despite differences in salary and expected retirement age.


June Cements a Negative Quarter for U.S. Fund Flows Investors fled bond funds amid market turmoil. Moderna Stock vs. Pfizer Stock: Which Is the Better Buy Now? Both companies have been leaders in the fight against the coronavirus, but only one of their stocks is undervalued today. What 3 Managers Think About Dividend Stock Investing Today Managers from Vanguard, Columbia, and J.P. Morgan discuss variable dividends, share buybacks, and what high inflation and rising interest rates may mean for dividend stocks.

Most Requested Stock Quotes

Apple Alphabet Inc Class C Alphabet Inc Class A NVIDIA Corp

Most Requested Fund Quotes

Dodge & Cox Stock Vanguard 500 Index Admiral Fidelity 500 Index Vanguard Dividend Growth Inv T. Rowe Price Capital Appreciation

Most Requested ETF Quotes

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF Invesco QQQ Trust Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Vanguard Growth ETF

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