Friday, October 24, 2014
Video Report
Lower gas prices, an improving job market, and other factors should spur consumers to open their wallets, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
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.
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.
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Market Barometer
Lg
Md
Sm
Value—Growth
Day Return
+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%
1Wk1Mo3Mo1Yr3Yr
Market Consensus
475K
Actual
467K
Market Consensus
0.5%
Actual
Market Consensus
0.7%
Actual
Market Consensus
0.5%
Actual
Market Consensus
5.5%
Actual
Market Consensus
87.2
Actual
Market Indexes
DJIA
16,805
127.5
0.8%
S&P 500
1,965
13.8
0.7%
NASDAQ
4,484
30.9
0.7%
Morningstar U.S. Market
4,941
32.5
0.7%
Morningstar Small Cap
7,315
10.7
0.1%
Commodity Futures
Gold
$1,230.70
0.18%
Oct 14
Light Crude
$81.25
-1.02%
Dec 14
Natural Gas
$3.63
0.14%
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
Last Close
Data as of last close