It takes more than a million to make the rich feel wealthy

What does it take to feel wealthy? About $7.5 million, according to a group of people who should know. That finding came in a recent survey of 1,000 millionaire households by Fidelity, the second-largest ...

International stocks still offer diversification benefits

A long-held axiom among professional investors says that diversifying a portfolio by adding international stocks helps to reduce risk and enhance returns. But as the world’s developed economies in ...

Market historians say this bull market is for real and will last

Stock markets worldwide have been rallying for nearly two years now. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index hit a low of 676 on March 9, 2009 and has risen ever since. In late February it was in the ...