The latest news on mutual funds
Investors can buy individual bonds and hold them to maturity to avoid losing principal along the way.
Spreading your bets widely helps keep a lid on risk and volatility, but can you go too far?
Many funds have loads, and some managers must follow strict guidelines.
S&P 500 companies are on track to report record earnings in the second half of 2011.
You can lose money in bonds.
ETFs are great investment tools, but there's a lot to consider before jumping in.
More Americans are taking a new approach to retirement.
Fixed-income investors face the potential of rising rates in the near future.
Government spending on alternative energy could mean opportunity for investors.