Now that the elections are settled, some new certainty can help guide investment choices. Contemplate long-term fundamentals and portfolio diversification.
Tesla’s addition to the benchmark S&P 500, which will result in the largest-ever rebalancing of the index, has big implications for the broader market because of Tesla’s market cap.
Index funds—those typically low-expense-ratio, passively managed funds that attempt to mirror the performance of stock indices—are a common choice among long-term investors. Here’s a quick primer.
The 60/40 stocks/bonds portfolio target has its share of critics. But it's still useful, and there are ways to diversify while protecting and building a long-term nest egg.
Why do stock indices change their components and what happens when there's a change?
Apple announced a 4-for-1 stock split effective August 31, 2020. Find out what a stock split means for your outstanding stock and options positions from TD Ameritrade.
Stock splits have increased as the U.S. market extended its bull run, but the actual benefits for investors are questionable.
Large caps might get a lot of attention, but small-cap stocks are still a popular investment subset. And it’s important to track them separately from their larger siblings. Learn about small-cap stocks and the Russell 2000 Index.
Diversification has been touted by financial pros as a means of spreading out your risk. But can you be overdiversified? Here’s what you should know about overdiversification and rebalancing.
Know how stock indices are calculated. Some are cap-weighted, some are price weighted.
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