International stocks can help dampen your portfolio’s risk

Foreign stock markets were on fire last year, handily beating the U.S. market and drawing the attention of domestic investors. The Brazilian stock market gained 44%, Germany 22%, China 96%, and India47%. ...

The price of active investing: Would you believe $100 billion?

American mutual fund investors are spending a lot of money in a vain quest to beat the market, says famed finance professor Kenneth R. French of Dartmouth. French has made public preliminary results from ...