Mutual Funds & ETFs

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    Market neutral funds can help protect your portfolio from different types of risk.
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  3. Standard Deviation

    A measure of the dispersion of a set of data from its mean, calculated as the square root of the variance. The more spread ...
  4. Bernie Madoff

    Bernie Madoff ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud of all time.
  5. What's the difference between alpha and beta?

    Alpha is a measurement of a portfolio manager's performance in relation to the overall market. Beta gauges the volatility ...
  6. Mutual Funds Lose, Short-Sellers Win on Snap Trades

    The dramatic fall in Snap Inc shares on Thursday following the company's disappointing first quarterly earnings report as ...
  1. Top 4 Leveraged S&P 500 ETFs (SSO, UPRO)

    Investors with high risk tolerance aiming to capitalize on a volatile space may like these funds.
  2. Top 3 ETFs for Long-Term Investors (VTI, VIG)

    Long-term investors may find these buy-and-hold ETFs very appealing.
  3. Top 3 Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETFs (LQD, VCSH)

    If you’re looking for a hedge against a volatile stock market, these ETFs are worth a look.
  4. Almost All the Market at a Low Fee (VTI)

    Lots of stocks. A low fee. One ETF.
  5. Complex Derivatives Made Simple (USO, UNG)

    Many ETFs hold derivatives. Here's how to be sure if you own a derivatives-based ETF.
  6. Getting Paid With a Europe ETF (OEUR)

    Investors can get paid to embrace European stocks with this dividend ETF.
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