Market Watch Articles

Five Steps to Beating the Market

Don’t discount the impact of luck on your portfolio

How automating your portfolio will save you money

Diversification is a requirement when spicing up your portfolio

The emotional and psychological risks of investing

Is it smart to try to beat the market?

Should investors trust Wall Street, Main Street or University Street?

The ultimate retirement-distribution strategy is here

Do you think you have enough money to retire?

Here’s how retirees can fine tune their bond-to-stock allocation

The ultimate buy-and-hold portfolio 

How time can turn $3,000 into $50 million 

The 10 toughest investment decisions 

Picking Fidelity, Schwab and TD Ameritrade’s best ETFs 

8 smart investment moves for 2016 

Picking the best of the best Vanguard ETFs 

A very special letter I hope you will write to your child or grandchild 

Is it realistic to expect a 12% long-term return? 

Compound interest’s effect on $100 is explosive 

Small-cap value is the gold ring of investing 

Putting Einstein to work for your investing future 

Another one Einstein got right: Compound interest 

12 numbers you need to know for retirement 

Swap homes to save a bundle on travel 

12 ways to lose $1 million 

Is investing an art or is it a science? 

The future of small-cap and value stocks 

Chevron could learn a lot from Warren Buffett 

4 things you might not know about index funds 

22 things you should know about bear markets 

The genius of Warren Buffett in 23 quotes

How you’re being misled by retirement-saving advice

Six ways to pay yourself in retirement

The million-dollar investing mistake

How to retire in luxury

Don’t let this annuity horror story happen to you

How market timing reduces volatility

How this buy-and-hold investor times the market

Why bonds are the most important asset class

Tap into emerging profits from emerging markets

It’s a small world after all: International small-cap value

Best target-date funds? Fidelity vs. Vanguard

How international small-caps spice up a retirement portfolio

Foreign big-cap value stocks outshine U.S. counterparts

What global large-cap stocks do for your retirement portfolio

Six reasons you should invest internationally

How to double your target-date retirement fund’s return in a single move

Why REITs belong in your retirement portfolio

When it pays to go all-in on small-cap value

This 4-fund combo wallops the S&P 500 index

How to make money with small-cap stocks

Buy the best performing stock sector for 87 years

Understanding performance: The S&P 500 Index

8 reasons investors don’t plan for retirement

Top fund’s shareholders missed the party

10 can’t-fail lessons of diversification

How 1% can add $1 million to retirement

The one asset class every investor needs

How to invest like a rich guy

30 reasons to fall in love with index funds

11 ways to get more money in retirement

Portfolio killers: 5 common investing myths

Beat Warren Buffett at his own game

How retirement investors hurt themselves

Retire with more money and less risk

Do you have enough money to retire?

Retirement savers: Fine-tune your asset allocation

6 steps to the ultimate retirement portfolio

Bonds: Buy, sell or hold?

Get your money’s worth from your financial adviser

5 habits of the very best investors

What do you really know about investing?

Protect your retirement from future stupidity

Who should retirement investors trust?

10 steps to a perfect retirement

7 dumb risks retirement investors take

12 steps to a blissful retirement

Can retirement investors expect a repeat of 2013?

The 2 biggest risks faced by every investor

Danger: Stock market predictions ahead

9 radical recommendations for your retirement portfolio

5 ways most investors are just plain wrong

Top retirement city offers sun, fun and affordability

Thankful for plentiful research and investment choices

Why rebalancing could be a huge mistake

Portfolio killers: 7 market-timing myths

The shutdown and your retirement portfolio

4 best books for retirement investors