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US Stock Funds

A Lesson on the Perils of Stock Picking

Dan Solin | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

Instead of being attracted to those funds that dumped Apple, you would be better advised to attribute their decision more to luck than to skill. Your confidence should be shaken by the overwhelming majority of funds that got clobbered when Apple shares dropped in price.

Dow Gets A Lift

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Drugmaker Pfizer gave the Dow a lift after posting a strong earnings report. That helped push the index closer to 14,000. The Dow Jo...

This May Have Wrecked Your Mutual Fund In 2011

AP | By MARK JEWELL | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money

BOSTON -- Managers of stock mutual funds had an unusually tough time beating the market last year, with fewer than one in five achieving that goal, a ...

401(k) Account Balances Back To Pre-Recession Levels

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — Americans who were afraid to open their 401(k) statements during the recession are finding good news inside the envelope now:...