Where we see values and uncertainties after a mixed bag of earnings from several big names this week.
Takeaways include the value of asset allocation, investment discipline, and rebalancing.
Mounting eurozone deflation worries and mixed U.S. data joined ongoing geopolitical concerns to distress the markets this week, says Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser.
Morningstar's Christine Benz shares tips for simplifying a portfolio for a non-investing-savvy spouse.
Tensions rise as China's growth struggles, Apple gets a slight case of the bends, and more.
Investors can succeed with active, passive, or a mix of both kinds of funds--so long as they mind the fees, says Vanguard's Joel Dickson.
Plus, the Scotland vote's lesson for investors, inflation's abatement, and more.
Your cash flow needs can help you triangulate a sensible asset mix in retirement, says Morningstar director of personal finance Christine Benz.
The mutual fund and ETF industry is awash with new investment types, but there's a shortage of solution-based funds that address real investors' needs, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
Moving into the year's final stretch, retirees should review their withdrawal rates, RMD and tax strategies, and current Medicare coverage, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.