Friday, October 24, 2014
Earnings News
We’re lowering our fair value estimate for the Internet giant after a disappointing third quarter, but we still see shares as undervalued and the firm as a disruptive force.
Video Report
Lower gas prices, an improving job market, and other factors should spur consumers to open their wallets, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Dividend Investing
Morningstar’s Josh Peters sizes up the disappointing results from McDonald’s and Coke, and GE’s nice surprise.
ETF Spotlight
We outline some of the key criteria in constructing a passive portfolio and discuss a framework for evaluating individual funds.
Morningstar Minute: Sector Update
The mortgage crisis may be behind them, but big banks are still struggling to dampen costs.
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    +1.25%
    0
    -1.25%
    1Wk Return
    +1.25%
    0
    -1.25%
    1Mo Return
    +4%
    0
    -4%
    3Mo Return
    +8%
    0
    -8%
    1Yr Return
    +20%
    0
    -20%
    3Yr Return
    +20%
    0
    -20%
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    Market Consensus
    475K
    Actual
    467K
    Market Consensus
    NA
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    Market Indexes
    DJIA
    16,792
    114.1
    0.7%
    S&P 500
    1,962
    11.0
    0.6%
    NASDAQ
    4,472
    18.8
    0.4%
    Morningstar U.S. Market
    4,934
    25.1
    0.5%
    Morningstar Small Cap
    7,302
    -2.2
    0.0%
    Commodity Futures
    Gold
    $1,230.70
    0.18%
    Oct 14
    Light Crude
    $80.89
    -1.46%
    Dec 14
    Natural Gas
    $3.62
    -0.17%
    Nov 14
    Maturity
    %Yield
    6 Month
    0.06
    2 Year
    0.41
    5 Year
    1.46
    10 Year
    2.25
    30 Year
    3.01
    1 Yr Ago
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