Early indications suggest DoubleLine, Metropolitan West, and Dodge & Cox may be benefiting from Bill Gross' departure.
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 .
Our take on what's been roiling equity markets as well as how proposed changes at HP and Gap will affect the businesses.
Although the U.S. economy should continue to grow in the coming year, a weaker global economy could impact corporate earnings, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Investors need to be aware of risks ranging from outflows to board stewardship, but the core investment process remains sound in the wake of Gross' departure.
Some energy names and out-of-favor companies joined the index, but, in a sign of the times, few deeply discounted stocks.
Be on the lookout for revisions to August's lackluster report, plus the wage-growth data, when sizing up Friday's employment report for September, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Rising interest rates can be a valuation headwind for the REIT sector, but some REITs are better positioned than others, says Morningstar's Todd Lukasik.
Trying to time interest-rate increases is less important than choosing companies with a good margin of safety that you can hold through thick and thin, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Morningstar's Matt Coffina looks back on some recent missed opportunities and what he learned from them--also, a couple of stocks he's glad he avoided.