Stan Choe


Of Mutual Interest: Taxes matter in fund investing, even when there's no bill

NEW YORK — Most of us don’t worry about taxes when it comes to mutual funds.

We don’t need to because we invest in them through a 401(k),... Read more

Regaining strength: Emerging-market funds cruising again

NEW YORK — Emerging-market stock funds are making big moves again, and this time it’s in the good way.

Stocks from China, Brazil and other... Read more

REITs and rising rates: Pushing against conventional wisdom

NEW YORK — Are real-estate mutual funds going to see a price drop?

Real-estate investment trusts have been on a tremendous run since the... Read more

Of Mutual Interest: Nearly everything was a winner for 1Q mutual funds

NEW YORK — Sometimes, nearly everyone wins.

Last quarter was a winner for the vast majority of mutual-fund investors as 87 percent of all... Read more

Of Mutual Interest: Muni bond returns to be more muted

NEW YORK — Conditions were nearly perfect for municipal bonds last year, leading to sizeable returns. Perfection never lasts, though, and managers... Read more

Investors can have foreign bonds and not know it

NEW YORK — It would be nice – and so, so easy – to ignore what bond markets are doing in Germany, Japan and... Read more

Stock funds gaining more believers

NEW YORK — It looks like we really are giving the stock market another chance.

Last year was the... Read more

Wait for energy stocks to hit bottom

 

NEW YORK — Bargain hunting can be a thrill, but remember that it can also be dangerous.

Brave investors are picking through... Read more

Of mutual interest: Investors see benefit of stock pickers

 

NEW YORK — Stock pickers might as well wear a scarlet “A.”

“Active management” is becoming more of a taboo when it comes to... Read more

Investors seek balance for 401(k) nest eggs

NEW YORK — Fewer investors are going all-in with their retirement savings.

Less than 10 percent of... Read more