Google not going astray, banks look too big to earn, GE and Coke worth considering, and Chipotle's stock is overstuffed.
As online purchasing becomes the norm among consumers, many retailers are increasing promotional activity and engaging in price wars to drive store traffic, says Morningstar's R.J . Hottovy .
Disruptive network effects are allowing several consumer-oriented names to excel above their traditional counterparts.
China cools, Fannie and Freddie fall, and Amazon's wide moat backs a Prime decision.
The Internet giant's network effect, mobile capabilities, and PayPal platform have it positioned for long-term growth, say Morningstar's Matt Coffina and R.J . Hottovy .
Why eBay should stick together, Netflix is not invincible, and branded drugs still have legs.
This week: The market takes tapering in stride, a dividend dilemma for investors, and a well-run REIT at a reasonable price.
Our top managers continue to focus on higher-quality businesses, with dividend-paying stocks like Philip Morris International rising to the forefront during the most recent period.
This week: Boeing fair value climbs, J.P. Morgan pays out again, Best Buy takes the brunt of retail holiday woes, and more.
This week: More fuel for Fed stimulus, Netflix shares overshoot, and McDonald's hits the value menu for long-term investors.