Despite weaker than expected economic data in the US and Europe's sovereign-debt crisis, equity markets around the world were little changed in the second quarter. Highland Investment Advisors' 2Q11 Investment Review can be viewed by clicking here.

Despite Japan, Middle East turmoil and commodity prices, markets had good performance in the first quarter of 2011. Highland Investment Advisors’ 1Q11 Investment Review can be viewed by clicking here.

Be it resolved. While people commonly make New Year's resolutions to eat less, exercise more, and make other lifestyle changes for improved health, some investors also might consider forming new financial habits to improve their long-term wealth. Brad Steiman proposes ten investment resolutions for 2011. Click here for the full article.