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Weekly Wrap: The Supreme Court, Climate Risk, and Your Midyear Financial To-Do List

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

Editor's Picks

Will the U.S. Supreme Court Deny Investors the Climate-Risk Information They Need? A novel legal theory could provide the basis for invalidating the SEC’s climate-disclosure rule.

How Vanguard Came to Dominate the Fund Industry It occupied the right competitive position at the right time.

Your Midyear Financial To-Do List Why it's important to tackle a portfolio review and a tax and cost audit in July.

Why Dodge & Cox Stock Is Among the Best Value Funds to Invest In Filled with large-cap value stocks and run by adept managers, this fund earns our top rating.

Why Undervalued Comcast Stock Is a Top Pick Robust cash flows should continue even as growth slows—and the stock is cheap, Morningstar’s analyst says.

Bitcoin’s Big Chill How a temporary freeze by a lending platform called Celsius left bitcoin investors out in the cold.

Portfolio Planning and Personal Finance With Christine Benz

How Is the Bucket Strategy Holding Up? It’s not too early to line up next-line reserves to replenish Bucket 1.

Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds

Halfway Through 2022, ETF Investors Have Stood Their Ground U.S. ETFs hauled in $297.3 billion in a turbulent first half of the year.

3 Good ETFs Having a Great Year These ETFs are all standouts in their respective categories this year.

Not All Value Funds Are Created Equal Different value funds can take very different approaches.

How Did the Largest Equity Funds Do in the Second Quarter? Investors in the most widely held stock funds endured another down quarter.

How the Most Widely Held Bond Funds Did in the Second Quarter Rising rates, growing credit concerns leave investors with widespread losses.

Rating Morningstar's Fund Ratings Morningstar's fund ratings have been effective in sorting funds based on future performance, though opportunities for improvement remain.


The Best- and Worst-Performing Stocks: Q2 2022 Investors go on the defensive, leading to big gains for packaged-food stocks. Valuations cut in half for these technology and retail stocks, including Lyft and Snap.

Rekenthaler Report

The Catch to High Investment ‘Income’ More current cash usually means less future capital.

The Long View Podcast

Do Rental Properties Make Good Investments? Financial expert Ilyce Glink shares her best advice for buying, renting, and navigating our housing market.

Tim Ranzetta: 'Financial Education Positively Impacts Almost All Financial Behaviors' The co-founder of Next Gen Personal Finance discusses the state of financial education in the United States and how to teach lessons that stick.

Sustainability Matters

Consumer Goods Companies Are Among the Heaviest Adopters of Net-Zero Targets But making headway will depend on engaging suppliers and consumers.

Most Requested Stock Quotes

Apple Microsoft Meta Platforms Inc Class A NVIDIA Corp

Most Requested Fund Quotes

Dodge & Cox Stock Fidelity 500 Index Vanguard Dividend Growth Inv Vanguard 500 Index Admiral Federated Hermes Strategic Value Div IS

Most Requested ETF Quotes

Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Invesco QQQ Trust Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF

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