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"In the investing blog, I seek to help you take sound investment decisions free from emotion by sharing my objective insights on markets, sectors, and companies."
Sam Subramanian PhD, MBA, Editor, AlphaProfit MoneyMatters

Should You Invest in ETFs or Should You Invest in Mutual Funds?

Exchange-traded funds and mutual funds have their advantages and disadvantages. While investors often ponder if they should invest in ETFs or mutual funds, there is no reason to. Investors can use ETFs as well as mutual funds in appropriate ways to benefit from the advantages of both. ETF Advantages Transparency: ETFs usually disclose their holdings each day, making… Read More »

Win with Disciplined Sector Rotation

Stock market volatility scares investors. However, your financial health can be affected if you let fear drive your investment decisions. The performance of several types of equity assets from December 31, 1993 to December 31, 2013 is shown below: Source: Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC, Standard & Poor’s, Dalbar A dollar invested in AlphaProfit Fidelity Focus and ETF Focus… Read More »

Fidelity Magellan Mutual Fund Review and History

Tired of poor performance, Fidelity has replaced Harry Lange with Jeffrey Feingold as the manager of the Fidelity Magellan fund, FMAGX. Should you buy, sell, or hold Fidelity Magellan mutual fund shares? With a rich history, the Fidelity Magellan fund is among the widely followed mutual funds. Originally managed by Fidelity’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ned Johnson,… Read More »

New ETF and Mutual Fund Recommendations

The Fidelity and ETF Core and Focus model portfolios have gained at annualized rates of 14.5% and 17.7%, respectively since 1994. The model portfolios will be repositioned with new mutual fund and ETF recommendations on Monday, September 30. Learn more about AlphaProfit's Free and Premium Service investment newsletters.