These mutual funds lost the least in the bear market.
High equity prices mean you might want to get conservative.
Management changes on a Gold-rated Matthews fund, Fidelity to close Fidelity Ultra-Short Bond to most new investors, and a flurry of management changes on Invesco's large-cap growth team.
Some readers carve out specialized emerging-markets stakes, while others are content with the indirect route.
Morningstar investment experts Russ Kinnel, Matt Coffina, Josh Peters, and Sam Lee answer viewer questions about the current market and the best opportunities in stocks, funds, and ETFs today.
After strong flows into stock funds earlier this year, investor interest in equities is waning as bond funds remain in high demand, says Morningstar's Mike Rawson.
Morningstar readers share how they're focusing on income producers in their retirement accounts while others address what they're doing with cash in a fully valued market.
Vanguard launches international-bond fund, FPA Crescent picks up 2 new comanagers, and managers depart at GSAM, Buffalo, and BlackRock. Also, Matthews to close its Asia dividend fund, and Morgan Stanley set to launch a global quality stock fund.
Some posters view pessimism as a contrarian indicator, while others are taking a muted approach to investing in emerging markets.
Offerings from Oberweis, Rainier, and Seafarer are proving even small funds can be competitive when it comes to picking stocks across the globe.