This dividend-weighted strategy has resulted in a relatively less volatile fund.
These rules-based, passive strategies offer new options for emerging markets exposure.
A large 18% allocation to Russian companies will result in a more volatile portfolio.
Interest in dividend-paying stocks and bonds remained high as the market eyed the Fed.
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.
International opportunities, income, and M&A activity were on investors' minds in September.
Some readers carve out specialized emerging-markets stakes, while others are content with the indirect route.
Momentum strategies can work in emerging markets, but beware of execution risks.
While it doesn't take a traditional approach, this small-cap dividend ETF offers one of the best ways to unlock the value premium.
The Fed's taper dominated the headlines in August, but investors were looking for undervalued stocks, yield, and international opportunities.