Morningstar's Christine Benz recommends these tried-and-true value-leaning stock funds, still-open foreign-stock favorites, and TIPS funds for investors who want to tilt against the grain.
Shareholders rank high at this boutique.
Plus, Vanguard's new bond index funds and ETFs and Morgan Stanley reopens a star manager's funds after he leaves.
Management changes at Fidelity funds, a new CIO at D.E. Shaw, TIAA-CREF rolls out a new international fund, a Gold-rated FMI fund to close, and more.
A recent Morningstar study showed that funds in which managers had invested over $1 million had higher success rates than funds in which managers had invested less, says Morningstar's Russ Kinnel.
Plus, news on Neuberger Berman International, Wyoming's College Savings Plan, and more.
A PIMCO Ginnie Mae manager departs, Fidelity to merge away two funds, and more Vanguard fund expense ratios come down.