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.
They're not all contrarian plays.
A group of top managers continue to keep looking for good investment opportunities, while taking full advantage of a rising (and potentially overvalued) market to book some gains.
Stock, fund, and ETF ideas for investors who are putting new money to work and don't mind some short-term volatility along the way.
Top managers continue to exercise a lot of patience as they look for buying opportunities in a U.S. equity market that has risen close to 40% since the start of 2013.
Despite their rosy returns during the recent rally, these bull-market stars posted big losses in 2008.
Our model portfolio continues to outpace the market.
Interest in Apple is heating up as the price falls, but how deep is the conviction?
These quality funds with smaller asset bases have portfolios built around solid companies.
Our picks from the ideas of some of the best investment minds around.