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Oakmark International

Symbol: OAKIX Expense Ratio: 0.66% 800-625-6275Oakmark International is a large-company stock fund that invests in developed foreign markets and a member of the Kiplinger 25. Managed by David Herro since its...

Time to Take Stock Profits? 4 Steps to...

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The Best Little Funds No One Is Talking About

Virtually every reader who has called or e-mailed me in the past two years has talked about one or more of the following: Vanguard, indexing, low costs or Standard & Poor's 500-stock index. Don't get me wrong....

5 Stocks to Cash In on Cloud Computing

You've no doubt heard about the awesome and ubiquitous power of the "cloud." It seems straightforward. You take everything on your computer, upload it to the cloud, and-poof!-you can access your data, photos or...

7 Reliable Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Plenty of stocks yield more than the market average of 2% for large companies. But if you're investing for income, you'll want dividends that are both reliable and secure. And that's not always easy to find...

A Winning Recipe for Picking Dividend Stocks

There are almost as many dividend-stock-picking strategies as there are dividend stocks. You could go for the dividend "achievers," which have boosted dividends for at least 10 consecutive years, or the...

8 Bargain Dividend Stocks in a Pricey Market

Value-oriented investors have faced slim pickings in the U.S. stock market for some time. After more than eight years of gains, few truly cheap stocks remain, at least as measured by price-earnings ratios and...

6 Strategies to Build Portfolio Diversity

Imagine if the general manager of your favorite baseball team filled his roster with only pitchers and catchers. SEE ALSO: Are You Investing Like It's the 1950s? Would that work for you as a fan? Probably not....

Retirees, Rebalance Your Portfolio Even as...

Rebalancing a portfolio is like going to the gym. You know you should, but it's so easy to put the task off until tomorrow, or next week, or next year. SEE ALSO: Test Your Bull Market IQ That's especially true...

20 Winning ETFs That Cut Through the Confusion

These days, investors can choose from more than 2,000 exchange-traded funds (ETFs), so many that picking a few good ones can be daunting. More than a dozen funds track versions of the S&P 500 alone. Plus, scores...

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