May 20-24: Morningstar's Christine Benz helps investors assess allocations, check their progress, target holes and overlap, and upgrade their holdings.
Investors remained focused on moats and income in April, while plummeting gold prices raised interest in gold-focused ETFs.
Cost-conscious investors can use ETFs to implement themes similar to those of smart, well-respected active mutual fund managers.
In crisis situations, investors often sell first and ask questions later, says the Oakmark manager.
As the market shrugged off new eurozone worries in March, investors remained focused on finding cheap, wide-moat stocks and income-producing investments.
Foreign-stock funds and dividend-payers are top destinations for new IRA contributions.
Small- and mid-cap holdings top readers' lists of attractive funds that are closed or otherwise unavailable.
It's not a simple story.