Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Berkshire's stake in a $28 billion deal, Avon's not-so-pretty 1% sales growth, and more.
The near-term outlook for GE is good, but investors should wait for a bigger margin of safety in the shares before jumping in, says Morningstar's Daniel Holland .
Wear, tear, and competition will drive a comeback in this sector.
Market volatility has shaped the performance of many top managers this year.
Berkshire's portfolio can give some guidance to weary investors.
Morningstar's industrials team looks beyond today to find value for the future.