Bank Stocks and ETFs – Time to Buy?

The momentum against banks shows signs of settling and no longer resembles a falling knife, says our contributor.

A Growing Headache for Investors: Rebounding U.S. Dollar

A continued rebound in the U.S. dollar could lead the bear market to resume more forcefully, say Morgan Stanley analysts.

U.S. States Challenge Biden Rule on ESG Investing

A coalition of 25 U.S. states filed a lawsuit seeking to strike down a Biden administration rule allowing retirement plans to consider ESG factors.

Low-Volatility ETFs May Help Clients Meet Retirement Goals

These transparent, lower-fee vehicles offer a potential way to capture equity appreciation without boosting risk.

Investors Turn To ETFs As Recession Fears Knock Down Meme Stocks

Retail investors are doubling down on ETFs as rising interest rates and volatile markets curb their appetite for risky assets.

New ETFs Turn the Funds’ Virtue of Low Risk on Its Head

Since midsummer, a number of ETFs built around owning a single stock have emerged. It's that simplicity that worries investment experts.

Is it Time to Rebalance After the 3rd Quarter Dichotomy?

Many investors may now be underweighted by more than 10% in equities relative to their strategic allocation. 

Tax-Loss Harvesting: It’s Not Too Early

The markets and interest-rate environment are ripe for this strategy and there’s no need to wait until-year end. (By Christopher Baccella)

Single-Stock ETFs: A Fool’s Game?

They’re catching on, particularly in these markets. But they won’t be right for most of your clients.

Closing of JP Morgan Indexed ETFs No Cause for Alarm

Many fund companies known for touting active management but stuck their feet in the water with ETFs will likely follow suit.

Constructing Investment Portfolios for Retirees

This three-step process requires two different sets of building blocks. (By Frank Smith)

U.S. High-Yield Bond Funds Draw Cash As Recession Fears Ebb

U.S high-yield bond funds are attracting heavy investments, a turnaround from the selloffs of the first half of this year.

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Schwab: Debt-Ceiling Woes Shouldn’t Intimidate Investors

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Advisor Growth Curbed By Psychological Factors: FPA

A study by the FPA and Janus Henderson finds psychological and other reasons stand in the way of financial advisors' AUM growth.