With dividend yields below long-run historical norms and the market overall looking pricey, growth in companies' intrinsic values will be key for stock investors, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
The U.S. economy and stock market should be able to absorb a measured rise in rates starting next year, but investors should expect subsequent raises to come soon after, says BlackRock's Russ Koesterich.
The Fed's latest U.S. consumer finance report showed decent income growth overall--but not across the board.
The U.K. will remain a good hunting ground for dividend-paying stocks even if Scotland decides to become independent, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Apple's event this week burnished more than its own reputation. Plus, Lululemon sprints ahead, but what about the long run?
Oaktree, Apollo Global Management, and Blackstone have built competitive advantages out of strong brands and explicit switching costs, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
This health-care REIT, MLP, and oil-services firm stand out as relative bargains in today's richly valued market, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
Plus: Sizing up the ECB's actions, what the BP ruling means for investors, and more.
Global central bank actions shouldn't derail the Fed's plan to raise rates next year, but the hikes will likely be gradual, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Looking past volatile trade and inventory data, we see upside for consumer and business spending in the second half, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.