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The Latest Casualty in the ETF Fee War---Objective Advice

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 12:07
ETFs are getting cheaper and cheaper to own, but more expensive to buy. Deals between brokers and fund companies have left investors with fewer options—and nowhere they can buy ETFs from the three biggest providers for the same price.

4 Stock Picks for an Aging Bull Market

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:08
Alphabet, Lam Research, Citigroup, and Cummins are well-positioned for the later stages of a long market rally.

REITs Are Sending a Powerful Buy Signal

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:53
Rising interest rates have depressed industry shares, enhancing the attraction of Boston Properties, SL Green, and others.

Where Volatility Goes to Die

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 02:18
When volatility spiked, the two biggest exchange-traded products ran into trouble. One was killed, the other survived, but no one knows how.

Ready to Shop? 7 Stocks Merit a Look

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 18:57
A Barron’s screen uncovers companies with rising earnings and falling prices. It includes notables like Apple and lesser known plays like NextEra.

Why It Pays to Follow the Moving Average

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 10:32
The 200-day moving average—the continually updated average price of the past 200 days—is considered a strong measure of investor sentiment.

How to Navigate in Stormy Emerging Markets

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 10:32
The sector’s stocks have been hit hard, but fundamentals and growth prospects are strong. Bonds are resilient, too.

Weighing the Regulatory Risk at Wells Fargo

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 09:46
The Fed has capped the big bank’s asset growth. Now the question is, can Wells prosper without its aggressive cross-selling culture?

The Thrill Is Gone: Bitcoin Follows Stocks Lower

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 09:34
The cryptocurrency didn’t offer much solace to stock investors looking for safety last week. Can it?

GM Gets Back in the Fast Lane

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 09:33
The big car maker has quietly retaken the lead from Tesla in market valuation. Why the stock could rise 35% in the year ahead.

Dude, You're Getting a Dell Discount

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 09:30
Though risks lurk in the possible deal scenarios being considered, the tracking stock for VMware is looking inexpensive.

The Father of Portfolio Theory Bets on Rebuilding

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 09:27
Harry Markowitz, the 90-year-old Nobel winner is now betting on six companies that stand to benefit from the efforts to recover from hurricanes.

Methodology: How Calvert Research and Management produced the Barron's Ranking

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 02:53
The analysis the Barron’s list of 100 most sustainable companies

U.S. Companies Are Set to Go on Spending Spree

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 10:13
Tax changes and tighter labor market are helping a pickup in capital expenditure gain momentum. How investors can play it.

The Monkey Wrench in Snap-on's Strategy

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 09:19
The maker of high-quality automotive tools has fueled sales by making it easier for customers to buy on credit. But its initiative could backfire.

A Tale of Two Indexes

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 21:42
Small-cap investors may be measuring their performance against the wrong benchmark.

The Internet of Things: What Could Go Wrong

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 03:19
Amid concerns over privacy and security—and the cost and sheer complexity of making it all work—some companies stand to gain.

And the Winner Is…

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 09:22
Our annual forecasting challenge attracted more than 3,000 entries. The 2017 winner is Keith Sanders, a self-described value investor in Athens, Ga.

Unseen Dangers in Small-Cap Stock Rally

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 09:02
These companies carry loads of debt, much of it adjustable rate, and their stocks are very expensive.

Barron's Bullish 2017 Picks Fall Short; Bearish Calls Shine

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:20
In a growth-happy year, our value recommendations didn’t keep pace, but short ideas did very well.