While rebalancing in a pure form will do a better job of controlling risk, these strategies can help add a contrarian tilt to a portfolio.
Several Medalist funds are holding large cash stakes, giving U.S. stocks a wide berth.
Very attractive valuations compared to the U.S. market and an increased focus on shareholder value from Japanese companies combine to make Japanese equities attractive--but mind your yen exposure, says Dennis Stattman, manager of the Gold-rated BlackRock Global Allocation Fund.
Investors' average 3% to 4% allocation is low given the rising importance of emerging markets.
In a world awash of money and structural problems, two global-allocation managers find opportunities.
Investors can take precautions, but at some point, they need to realize that no one can predict the future.
What Morningstar analysts are hearing about Europe’s condition.
Fund managers say dividend-paying stocks became a "crowded trade" in 2011, but they still have long-term appeal.
At the Morningstar Investment Conference, Europe's debt woes, gold's rally, and China should get their due.
BlackRock woos Putnam veteran, more change at Marsico, and Sentinel ups pay plan.