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Last year, I read Amanda’s posts about recovering from her money coma with a sense of relief. I too was stuck—in an investing coma. During the ten years I worked in a corporate job, money was automatically transferred to investments my dad had... ➡
Your dad loves to roam the electronics section at Costco (COST). Your mom raves about T.J. Maxx (TJX). Rather than buying them gifts from those stores, give a share in the company itself. It’s easy to buy a single stock online. And even if the... ➡
From left: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, and Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti These days, the ongoing European debt crisis has more twists and turns than a plate of spaghetti. Several countries—Ireland,... ➡
Police and protesters clash in Athens. Photo:AP Confused about what’s going on with Greece? You’re not alone. “It’s currently one of the most complicated subjects in the world,” says global equity strategist Alec Young of Standard & Poor’s... ➡
Gather ‘round dear AssetClass readers. Today, in honor of Halloween, we have a tutorial in terror. Here are a few spine-tingling terms that investors should watch out for: Zombie Stocks These are shares that have been left for dead, but they... ➡
“Buy what you know.” You’ve probably heard this bit of folksy, feel-good advice about stock picking. It’s often attributed to investing legend Peter Lynch, who from 1977 to 1990 managed Fidelity Investment’s Magellan Fund (FMAGX), which earned an... ➡
Cats vs. dogs. Waxing vs. shaving. Clooney vs. Pitt. In the grand battles of personal preferences, what about mutual funds vs. exchange-traded funds (ETFs)? (Yes, we’d also rather talk Clooney and Pitt, but, hey, this is an investing column.) At... ➡
When watching a sports game, would you bet on who’s going to lose? That’s essentially what “short-sellers” do: they bet that a stock, sector or broader benchmark will fall in price. (“Long investors” bet that prices will rise.) Here’s a... ➡
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