The 23 funds that made the cut to get into our 401(k).
Focusing on low expenses helps investors succeed, regardless of whether they take the active or passive route.
Here are five of the goofiest arguments for and against indexing.
Ariel's David Maley surveys the wreckage for keepers.
Appleseed managers share their picks and advice for investors.
American bears are thriving while small-cap funds get bludgeoned.
Let's get really contrarian.
An examination of 11 years of our picks reveals a surprising performance by Fidelity and more.
Muni defaults are dropping--not rising.
You won't see much fireworks here except for maybe a snake or some caps.
Fidelity and PIMCO get innovative with TIPS and muni funds.
Where are we headed? The conference knows.
Author Diana Henriques believes that the Madoff scandal underscores the importance of vigilance and research in selecting an investment advisor.
See how our picks have performed and screen for funds that fit your needs.
Vanguard's more-patient shareholders outperformed the rest.
Overall, fund investors are paying less for fund management.
Costs, stars, manager records, and investor returns improve your odds.
Some fund investors have lousy timing, but you don't have to.
Pickings are slim, so consider building your own.
These are four of the best.
When it comes to their own funds, some managers invest millions and others invest bupkis.
FPA's leader fears that nothing was learned from 2008.
Need IRA ideas? I've got more than 20.
Mitch Rubin tells us what he has changed and what is the same from his Baron days.
Wedgewood's David Rolfe is new to mutual funds, but not investing.
Thanks to 2010 inflows, there are no guarantees these funds will be open long.
Research Affiliate's Rob Arnott sees much more downside than upside in the market today.
Two outstanding managers deserve recognition.
Large-cap U.S. is the contrarian play.
Some promising ideas for your 2011 watchlist.
Will Bruce Berkowitz repeat, or will we have a new winner?
Bargains aplenty in mutual fund world.
How to play a potential rebound in momentum stocks.
It's been a good year for PIMCO but an off year for many American Funds.
A lower-cost way to play the unloved.
AQR founder Cliff Asness explains risk parity.
We've traced the phone call, and it's coming from inside your portfolio!
Bet on the jockey, not the horse.
You might need a little non-PIMCO exposure.
Morningstar is introducing three new categories.
Enter the realm of the strange but true.
Who's in front heading 'round the bend?
We've improved in four of five broad asset classes since 2007.
Boring balanced funds plus one bold allocation manager rule the roost this year.
Active share shows whether a portfolio is an index-hugger or a maverick.
We test the ability of expense ratios and star ratings to predict funds that will survive and beat their peers.
Big shifts from Fidelity Dividend Growth and Fairholme.
The SEC takes aim at some big mutual fund problems.
They could invest anywhere, but here's what they chose.
What our upside-downside capture ratios reveal.