Janet M. Brown

Janet M. Brown is the president of the FundX Investment Group and managing editor of the NoLoad FundX newsletter, San Francisco. FundX.com

Best Stock Funds for 2024
Stocks

Best Stock Funds for 2024

Janet M. Brown | December 3, 2023

Despite the stock market rebound, falling inflation and a strong labor market in 2023, investors will have to contend with…

Best Stock Funds and ETFs for 2023
Investing

Best Stock Funds and ETFs for 2023

Janet M. Brown | January 15, 2023

Stock investors are facing a challenging year as high interest rates, persistent inflation and slower economic growth cause seismic shifts…

Navigate 2022 With These Funds
Investing

Navigate 2022 With These Funds

Janet M. Brown | January 15, 2022

Good economic news, robust corporate profits and massive cash on the sidelines mean that stocks could see a fourth year…

Alternative Funds Help Balance Volatile Portfolios
Mutual Funds & ETFs

Alternative Funds Help Balance Volatile Portfolios

Janet M. Brown | October 22, 2020

When added to a mix of stocks and bonds, these funds can provide extra protection against volatility.

10 Best Stock Funds for 2020
Mutual Funds & ETFs

10 Best Stock Funds for 2020

Janet M. Brown | January 9, 2020

As the bull market tries to extend its record-long run, here are 10 stock mutual funds and ETFs that can meet the challenges.

The 10 Best Stock Funds for 2019
Mutual Funds & ETFs

The 10 Best Stock Funds for 2019

Janet M. Brown | January 1, 2019

The best stock funds for 2019 can meet the challenges of rising interest rates, slower global economic growth and greater volatility.

5 Money Pros Reveal Their Biggest Money Blunders
Investing

5 Money Pros Reveal Their Biggest Money Blunders

Janet M. Brown | January 8, 2018

Six money experts reveal big mistakes that they once made—so you can learn the lessons and not make similar mistakes yourself.

10 Best Stock Funds for 2018
Stocks

10 Best Stock Funds for 2018

Janet M. Brown | November 30, 2017

Here are the most attractive stock funds for 2018 as chosen by investment manager and top fund-picker Janet Brown.

10 Best Stock Funds for 2016
Mutual Funds & ETFs

10 Best Stock Funds for 2016

Janet M. Brown | November 9, 2015

The stock market’s turbulence this year has caused many investors to question how much risk they are willing to take.…

Balanced Funds
Mutual Funds & ETFs

Balanced Funds

Janet M. Brown | March 3, 2015

Many investors never bother adjusting their portfolios to restore their desired balance of stocks versus bonds, even when stocks have…

9 Best Mutual Funds for 2015…and One Great ETF, Too
Mutual Funds & ETFs

9 Best Mutual Funds for 2015…and One Great ETF, Too

Janet M. Brown | December 16, 2014

The party’s not over yet. But fears of a nasty hangover are growing among investors as they prepare to enter…

Afraid of Stocks?
Stocks

Afraid of Stocks?

Janet M. Brown | September 11, 2014

How to Safely Ease into the Market or Increase Your Stake Is it too late? Have you waited too long…

Strategy for Picking Mutual Funds
Mutual Funds & ETFs

Strategy for Picking Mutual Funds

Janet M. Brown | July 29, 2013

When Janet Brown is selecting mutual funds, she looks past the traditional criteria that most other fund pickers use, such…

The Daring Portfolio: Eight Funds That Fly High
Mutual Funds & ETFs

The Daring Portfolio: Eight Funds That Fly High

Janet M. Brown | March 15, 2013

For many investors, now may be the time to be more daring. Various problems that threatened to derail the stock…

The Shrewdest Money Moves You Can Make in 2012
Investing

The Shrewdest Money Moves You Can Make in 2012

Robert D. Arnott | June 1, 2012

Interest rates on savings are painfully low…and the stock market is frighteningly volatile. But there still are wise things that…