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The Intelligent Investor
Sometimes, investors think they know exactly what’s coming around the corner. That sort of certainty is often dangerous.
Money-market funds have been jacking up their fees in recent months, eating into the returns that savers should be earning. Here’s what to do about it.
For investors, the only thing worse than losing is having to admit that you’re a loser. Here’s how to clean up your portfolio without feeling ashamed.
Keeping a portion of your portfolio safe and liquid no longer means settling for nothing—as long as you’re ready to move your money out of your bank account.
Investing in quality stocks seems like a smart move—but the bet on the blue chips hasn’t paid off lately.
Europe is at war. China is floundering. Japan is aging. Emerging markets are suffering. Could there be a better time for a contrarian bet on international stocks?
Investors are bailing out of municipal bond funds at a record pace, but bargain hunters should beware of some potential pitfalls
The conventional wisdom says now’s the time to invest in companies that have pricing power. But the last time the U.S. hit a prolonged period of stagflation, those stocks weren’t the real stars.
To stay solvent, the world’s biggest movie-theater chain went against the wishes of some of its most fervent investors, who call themselves “apes.” That led to some market monkey business.
Stock funds have been pulling a switcheroo to make their returns look better: When they don’t like how they measure up, they change how they measure.
Stocks, bonds and gold are down this year. But inflation-protected U.S. savings bonds are yielding 9.62%. Here are answers to some common questions about the government-guaranteed investment.
Fintech apps are offering outsize returns on your cash. A look under the hood shows their flashy marketing can hide potential pitfalls, and you won’t always get the same safeguards a regular bank offers.
Since you can’t predict the unpredictable, you should control the controllable.
Younger investors can treat this year’s steep decline in stocks as a buying opportunity. Older investors may not be able to wait around for a recovery.
For some Main Street investors, this year’s decline doesn’t feel like a calamity. It feels like an opportunity.
Buying stocks as they drop is harder than it sounds. Here’s one strategy that might help keep you on course in turbulent times.
The stock market’s volatility may last longer than investors have come to expect—but you can still prosper with discipline, patience and courage.
The four-decade-long bull market in bonds is over, but that doesn’t mean you should dump them.
It’s possible to squeeze a higher return from even your safest assets. Here’s how to do it.