Ron Baron could do no wrong as a stock picker in the '80s and '90s. But as Baron has become more baronial, performance has suffered.
SmartMoney Magazine: How showing a little brotherly love can be an expensive proposition.
Now playing: sequels, 3-D reruns and long ads.
Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Dahl discusses the June issue.
Technology stocks have rebounded and are once again the darling of the market. Can the resurgence last?
While China gets the most attention, Latin America's economies -- and its stocks -- are growing fast.
Arends: That 60/40 portfolio of stocks and bonds your adviser is pushing might not work.
The defense contractor faces a tough enemy: potential cuts in defense.
It's never been easier to start a record label -- and never been harder to make it pay.
I want to invest in bonds. How do yield fluctuations affect prices? What about interest rates?
As the Dow posted its sixth straight loss on Wednesday -- thanks to new worries out of Europe -- we asked the pros what you should do now.
Even firms offering decidedly unsexy products and services can grow quickly, pros say. But the best prospects aren't easy to find.
The exchange-traded fund industry's effort to jump into fresh IPOs is a little stale, analysts say.
In a few years, mobile phones could make all those dollar bills stuffed in your wallet obsolete. A safe, and a riskier, way to invest in the rise of mobile payments.
Hough: Where to look now that natural gas stocks are out of steam.
Higher oil prices are putting many companies over a barrel. But which stocks can keep on pumping -- even if oil keeps rising?
Advisers are committing to a new market: the growing number of American couples who are opting out of marriage.
Some financial pros are becoming lenders to their own clients. But should your adviser really double as your banker?
Ruffenach: Chances are good the funds in your 401(k) yield only about 2 percent.
Machan: An 'industry of failure,' flooded with folks trying to build a better spatula.
I was recently laid off, and I have a loan from my 401(k). Do I have to pay penalties on this since I lost my job through no fault of my own?
I'm retired and earning $6,000 annually by working part-time. If I convert a traditional IRA to a Roth, can I open a separate Roth in the same calendar year? The rollover amount, by the way, is less than what I'm earning at my job.
It's tough to be a Hollywood cool kid these days without your own tech investment, so it's no surprise Leonardo DiCaprio has claimed a seat on the start-up bandwagon.
Need an alternative to the $25,000 to-do? Introducing the stealth approach, where couples quietly trade "I dos" in a host of public forums.
Resort-style fixtures can transform a boring bathroom.
Kadet: What's that smell? Companies using scent marketing say it's the sweet smell of success.
For the man who lives dangerously -- but still wants to look devil-may-care.
Which investments are undervalued and poised to grow? How can you make your portfolio cost-effective? Brett Arends, an inveterate bargain hunter, puts his skills to work answering these questions and more.
Which stocks will shine? Jack Hough searches the markets for clues that point to tomorrow's top performers.
From credit cards and charitable giving to online dating and the hunt for discontinued products, Anne Kadet takes an offbeat look at consumer behavior, customer service and marketing trends.
Small businesses are the engine of the economy; Dyan Machan finds out what kind of fuel makes them go. Innovation, strategy and tips for start-up entrepreneurs, in Smart Ideas.
For a growing number of baby boomers, there is no more pressing financial issue than retirement. Glenn Ruffenach looks at strategies, ideas and tools to help prepare for, and make the most of, life after 50.
If you think personal finance is all about math skills and timing, your brain has a surprise for you. Wall Street Journal editor Ryan Sager explores the intersection of psychology and investing in Money & Your Mind.