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Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights every Tuesday.

January 19, 2018

The Only Two Vanguard Index Funds You Need for Retirement

Investing doesn't need to be complicated or expensive. Build a dirt-cheap portfolio that can last a lifetime with just one stock ETF and one bond ETF.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | 401(k)s | ETFs

January 18, 2018

The Bull Market Isn't in Danger of Ending Yet

But the relentless stock melt-up can't last forever. Watch for these warning signs that the rally is coming to an end.

See More On: Markets | Economic Forecasts | Investor Psychology

January 2, 2018

5 Best Stock Picks for 2018

A top fund manager reveals his favorite stocks for the new year. Hint: Think small.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds | Saving for Retirement

January 2, 2018

6 Best Vanguard Index Funds for 2018 and Beyond

You can build a well-balanced portfolio with just six mutual funds—but which six and how much should you invest in each?

See More On: Index Funds | ETFs | Mutual Funds

December 5, 2017

The 4 Best Bond Funds for Retirement Savers in 2018

Bonds are for ballast, not big returns. Plus: Retirees should keep maturities short.

See More On: Mutual Funds | Making Your Money Last | Stocks & Bonds

November 30, 2017

The 7 Best Stock Funds for Retirement Savers in 2018

If you choose active fund management, be prepared to be a patient stock investor.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | 401(k)s | Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

November 6, 2017

Japan's Stock Market Rebounds Under Abenomics

U.S. investors should take note of the rally as Prime Minister Abe’s economic policies take hold.

See More On: Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

October 24, 2017

5 Reasons Stocks Should Keep Climbing

Just because stock valuations are high doesn't mean they can't still go up from here.

See More On: Markets

Originally published Oct. 9, 2017

Black Monday: What I Learned from the 1987 Stock Market Crash

Five key lessons from a breathtaking one-day plunge in the Dow Jones industrial average.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

September 13, 2017

Are Value Stocks Ready to Rebound?

Investors shun bargain shares at their peril as stocks of fast-growing companies soar.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Dividends | Markets

August 29, 2017

4 Funds to Cut Your Risk in a Stock Market Correction

These low-volatility funds can keep your portfolio from getting creamed during the next selloff.

See More On: Mutual Funds | ETFs

August 14, 2017

The Best Little Funds No One Is Talking About

Grandeur Peak's actively managed funds offer superior returns without too much risk.

See More On: Mutual Funds

July 26, 2017

Don't Sell This Bull Market Short

Staying away because of high stock prices risks missing gains.

See More On: Markets | Investor Psychology | Stocks & Bonds

July 14, 2017

Spread Your Bets in Today's Tricky Bond Market

Funds either offer weak returns or come with credit risk.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds

July 11, 2017

Good Reasons to Invest in Foreign Stocks Right Now

They’re cheap, rallying and provide diversification.

See More On: Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets | Stocks & Bonds

June 14, 2017

Why Most Stocks Are Stinkers (and What You Can Do About It)

A handful of stocks is responsible for virtually all the gains in the stock market since 1926. The rest...

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Index Funds | Investor Psychology

May 25, 2017

4 Reasons Investors Need Not Worry About the Trump Probes

Watch the economic numbers, not the politicians.

See More On: Markets | Politics

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