Stock Market News for March 31, 2015 – Zacks.com

China central bank governor’s indications about additional monetary stimulus and a slew of new deals in the healthcare sector helped benchmarks start the holiday shortened week on a positive note. China’s move to ease lending requirements for buying a second home also added to the bullish sentiment. While all 10 sectors of the S&P 500 ended in the green, 28 […]

Best Mutual Funds for Aggressive Investors

istockphotoThree-year annualized return: 28.1%Annual expense ratio: 0.35%Minimum initial investment: $3,000Biggest holdings: Actavis, Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, UnitedHealth Group, AstraZenecaVanguard Health Care (VGHCX) is the Grand Pooh-Bah of health care sector funds. Not only is it the biggest, it also charges the least of any health care mutual fund (exchange-traded funds tend to cost less). What’s more, even as Vanguard Health outpaced […]

Stock Market News for April 21, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks finished hardly changed on Thursday as investors received mixed corporate results as well as encouraging economic data. Morgan Stanley, General Electric, Goldman Sachs and Pepsi reported upbeat quarterly results. However, the Dow closed in negative territory following IBM and UnitedHealth Group’s dismal earnings report. Google’s disappointing earnings also weighed on the markets. Positive economic data on […]