IMF chief Christine Lagarde, in Peru for the fund’s annual meeting this week, will try to nudge finance leaders into what she says is an urgent policy upgrade to help the global economy avoid another downturn.
The Wall Street Journal studied 71 activism campaigns. The results: Activism often improves corporate performance but definitely not always.
The Wall Street Journal studied 71 activist-investor campaigns. The results: Activism often improves corporate performance but definitely not always.
In Translation: Sometimes companies can buy back their own stock, and sometimes they can’t. How much does it matter to investors?
Adviser David Weinstock realized a new client was paying tax on stock-market gains that she could avoid.
Despite the brutal selloff, some proponents of China exchange-traded funds are steadfast.
Mutual funds designed to minimize tax burdens weren’t the best for that purpose and delivered lower returns than other types of funds from 2010 through 2014, researchers found.
The company launched a “smart-beta” index fund in September and plans additional releases in a line of ActiveBeta ETFs in coming months.
Spotlight: Currency ETFs are a way for investors to take advantage of the dollar’s strength. A quick look at two.
Mixing It Up: Rick Kahler says market volatility reinforces benefits of owning funds that don’t move in lockstep with stocks.