Many perceive hedge funds to be a risky investment, yet some advisors see a strong upside to employing hedged strategies.


Here’s how to survive if the Federal Reserve raises rates next month and the incoming Trump administration stimulates the economy by borrowing money.


Relying on common sense and market conventions are among the causes of a list of seven mistakes often made by investors, according to the investment house AMP Capital.


Advisors say building a passive investment portfolio involves more than simply plowing cash into one passively managed fund.


Exchange-traded funds may be ‘cool’ among young investors, but advisors warn that they should be vetted as thoroughly as any mutual fund.


Factor investing, accessed via smart beta ETFs, identifies factors offering excess or differentiated returns when targeted in a strategy.


Investors shouldn’t forget about these important factors when investing this summer, two analysts say.


A recent study shows that investors have figured out a way around the passive versus active management debate.

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Shares of Allergan rose Tuesday after Carl Icahn revealed a ‘large position’ in the pharmaceutical company.

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 24, 2014.

It’s been a record week of selling for global stock markets, but you won’t have seen many professional investors panic-selling.


With just a few days left of the year, here’s a look at which assets performed well in 2015 and which were best avoided.

Investing in misfit stocks

Dominic Chu takes a look at the stocks that under-performed and whether their luck may change in the new year.

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In the barren yield landscape of the last five years, real estate investment trusts have been one of investors’ favorite places to find income. The MSCI U.S. REIT Index, which has a current yield of just under 4 percent, was up 30 percent last year. It has returned an average of more than 12 percent …


BlackRock’s Peter Fisher said Monday he does not see the risky end of the corporate fixed income market sinking the overall U.S. economy like the bust in subprime mortgages did during the Great Recession.