Q: Can you explain how TIPS work and, given widely-reported negative yields, should we be worried about their future performance?
Vanguard recently announced they will be changing the index benchmarks tracked by several of their exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The changes, which will occur gradually, are being made to reduce internal fund costs, thus increasing the amount of returns which ends up in investors’ pockets
Q: How do exchange rates impact international stock returns?
Q: What’s your take on Employee Stock Purchase Plans? I have an opportunity to participate in my company’s ESPP, but don’t quite know the details of how they work. Should I participate?
Q: With the recent news that one of the world’s highest-profile bond managers eliminated his fund’s exposure to U.S. Treasury bonds, should we be selling our Treasuries, too? Do other types of bonds now offer better return opportunities?
Q: The price of gold has recently topped $1,400 an ounce, providing eye-popping returns to investors. It seems we’ve missed out; should we reconsider whether gold belongs in my portfolio?