Friday, October 31, 2014
Dividend Investing
This handful of well-run companies can withstand energy price volatility and continue paying out dividends, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
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The Bank of Japan’s decision to accelerate asset purchases as the Fed is backing off means a strong dollar is likely here to stay, says Morningstar’s Bob Johnson.
Mark Miller: Remaking Retirement
Special considerations around guaranteed income and health-care planning may be in order for the growing group of retired singles.
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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
0.3%
Actual
0.2%
Market Consensus
0.1%
Actual
-0.2%
Market Consensus
0.1%
Actual
0.1%
Market Consensus
0.5%
Actual
0.7%
Market Consensus
60.0
Actual
66.2
Market Consensus
86.4
Actual
86.9
Market Indexes
DJIA
17,391
195.1
1.1%
S&P 500
2,018
23.4
1.2%
NASDAQ
4,631
64.6
1.4%
Morningstar U.S. Market
5,080
61.2
1.2%
Morningstar Small Cap
7,622
114.6
1.5%
Commodity Futures
Gold
$1,173.30
-2.07%
Nov 14
Light Crude
$80.70
-0.52%
Dec 14
Natural Gas
$3.87
1.05%
Dec 14
Maturity
%Yield
6 Month
0.06
2 Year
0.48
5 Year
1.58
10 Year
2.32
30 Year
3.04
1 Yr Ago
Last Close
Data as of last close