Neena Mishra, CFA

Neena Mishra, CFA, ETF research director at Zacks Investment Research, Chicago.


How to Invest in FAANG 2.0

Low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the best way to gain broad exposure to the market niches poised to outperform in…

Financial Planning

Strategic Money Moves for a Tough 2023

There are tough times ahead, as investors and consumers head into decades-high inflation, fast-­rising interest rates and an economy teetering…


ETFs for Chaotic Times

In today’s chaotic markets, using low-volatility exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to protect against stock market swings seems appealing. But there are…


Next Fast-Growing Market – India

For investors who want to diversify in fast-growing markets beyond the US, China has been the obvious choice. But the…

Estate Planning

The Shrewdest Money Moves You Can Make in 2021

With interest rates way down and stock prices, as well as car prices, way up, Bottom Line Personal asked five financial experts for some of the shrewdest money moves you can make ...

Foreign Investing

Buffett’s Betting on Japan. Should You?

There are big opportunities for small investors in the beaten down Japanese stock market, as evidenced by Warren Buffett’s multibillion-dollar investment.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

ETFs Of Stocks That Help You Get Through the Pandemic

The stocks in these funds range from coronavirus fighters to stay-at-home helpers.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The Stock Sectors That Could Shine in 2020

These four exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are focused on what are likely to be the most attractive sectors of the market in 2020. Investing in them lets you spread your bets amo...

Mutual Funds & ETFs

“Fund of Funds” ETFs Create an Easy Investment Portfolio for You

“Fund of Funds” ETFs provide one-stop shopping for investors seeking an easy way to create a portfolio.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Low-Volatility ETFs Prove They Work in Down Markets

Low-volatility stock ETFs lag in times of rising markets but make up for that when the market sinks.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

There’s a New Kind of Socially Conscious ETF, and It’s Outperforming the Market

This type of stock fund pays attention to “ESG”—environmental, social and corporate governance standards.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Short-Term Bond Funds

Short-term bond funds are waking from a long coma with higher payouts…and look like good alternatives to dividend stocks and long-term bonds.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Socially Conscious Emerging Market Funds

There are now at least 10 mutual funds and ETFs that focus on emerging-market stocks that meet socially-conscious standards.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Finding the Best Active ETFs

A growing number of ETFs are actively managed instead of simply tracking an index. Here are some of the best ones.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

One-Country ETFs

Investors have been getting market-beating returns from some single-country ETFs. Here are two of the best from our ETF expert.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Some Unique ETFs Are Attractive

There are many unusual ETFs, but many are too volatile and only some are attractive.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Attractive South Korean Investment

The Korea Stock Exchange KOSPI index was up 13% for 2017 as of mid-May, hitting record highs, and still has…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

ETF That Invests in Robots

When you think of robots, you might picture C-3PO in Star Wars or Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator. But if…


Investing in “Dow” ETFs

You may be able to profit by playing the Dow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the most popular measure…

Foreign Investing

ETFs That Hedge the Dollar

Chances are, you own some foreign stocks either directly or through a mutual fund. What if foreign stock prices rise…