A recent Morningstar study shows most funds tread lightly in private-firm investments.
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Quite a few good large-growth funds earn high Sustainability Ratings despite not being explicitly ESG-oriented.
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The bull market in equities since the credit crisis has masked the volatility of these funds.
Given Facebook's strong network effect and high switching costs, its direct rivals are a smaller concern than something completely different that might divert users' attention away from social networks, say Morgan Stanley manager Dennis Lynch . Plus: Why Lynch lowered his Apple stake.
Large growth fared best, while funds with heavy energy stakes collapsed.
The past Morningstar Manager of the Year winners favor credit card firms, split views on Facebook, address China's importance, extol executives' foresight for future growth and disruption, and much more in this panel presentation at the Morningstar Investment Conference.
Morningstar's 2013 Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Year describes how he and his team size up the growth giants of today and tomorrow.
A compact list of stock, bond, and allocation offerings that have been risky but worth it.