Fund Watch

The Kiplinger investing team tracks the latest news and trends in mutual fund investing.

October 12, 2018

Low-Volatility ETFs Are Doing Their Job

These funds made a stomach-churning week easier to swallow

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October 4, 2018

Sit Tax-Free Income Bets on Housing Bonds

This fund looks for undervalued corners of the muni market.

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October 4, 2018

Wasatch Small Cap Value Joins Kiplinger 25

Newly inducted to the collection of our favorite no-load mutual funds, this small-company fund scoops up high-quality picks when their prices dip.

See More On: Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

August 30, 2018

Don't Bail on Foreign Stocks

The downturn among foreign stocks has affected the foreign-stock funds in the Kiplinger 25, but they still deserve a place in your portfolio.

See More On: Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets | Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

August 30, 2018

Fidelity Select Health Care Portfolio Has a Promising Prognosis

This fund seeks a healthy balance between risk and return.

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August 2, 2018

More Star Power for the Kiplinger ETF 20

We spotlight new cast members in the list of our 20 favorite exchange-traded funds.

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August 2, 2018

Fidelity New Millennium's Contrarian Bet Pays Off

Unloading high-flying tech stocks and scooping up out-of-favor energy picks has helped this Kiplinger 25 member beat the S&P 500.

See More On: Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

August 2, 2018

Baron Global Advantage Bets Big on Tech

The managers for this large-company global stock fund scout for companies that invest aggressively for growth.

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July 5, 2018

Parnassus Mid Cap Fund Suffers a Toothache

This Kiplinger 25 member is in a slump.

See More On: Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

July 6, 2018

Free Trades on Low-Cost Funds

Charles Schwab offers the best deals on low-cost investments.

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July 5, 2018

Bond Funds With Flexibility

Go-anywhere bond fund managers can pick and choose from a complete menu of income investments.

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July 5, 2018

Hodges Small Cap Fund Is Back on Track

After a few rough years, a small-cap fund rediscovers its mojo.

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July 2, 2018

Vanguard to Ditch Commissions on Most ETFs

Starting in August, roughly 1,800 ETFs offered on Vanguard's brokerage platform will be commission-free

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June 7, 2018

This Short-Term Bond Fund Provides Protection From Rising Rates

Pimco Low Duration Income fund plays defense against rising rates and delivers a decent yield.

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June 7, 2018

Seven Super Foreign Funds

Use our picks to capitalize on growth overseas.

See More On: Mutual Funds | Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

May 29, 2018

Get Your Retirement Portfolio in Fighting Shape

These low-cost, risk-conscious funds can help your nest egg withstand the market's toughest blows.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | Dividends | Index Funds

May 10, 2018

Fidelity Low-Priced Stock: A Good Eye for Bargains

Legendary manager Joel Tillinghast finds plenty of solid stocks for $35 per share or less.

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