As yields remain low, today's retirees have to really think out of the box when it comes to building an income stream; noted advisor Harold Evensky and Vanguard's John Ameriks explore practical strategies to obtain income without overstretching for yield.
Quality, contrarianism, and low cost tilt the odds in investors’ favor with these funds, writes Morningstar's Don Phillips .
In Part 1 of a Morningstar Conference interview with Don Phillips , the Fairholme manager discusses the fund's contrarian philosophy, operations, and size.
We've often used this outcome to imply that the gap is the fault of investors. But are we being honest with ourselves?
CEF investors can benefit from the broader topics broached at our annual event.
In Part 2 of a Morningstar Conference interview with Don Phillips , the Fairholme manager makes his case for Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, as well as Sears Holding and the controversial Florida real estate company.
In Part 3 of a Morningstar Conference interview with Don Phillips , the Fairholme manager discusses Cisco's 'essential' equipment, the MBIA-BofA litigation, his stake in China's insurance industry, the role of concentration in the fund, and more.
Morningstar.com's article, blog, and video coverage of the 2011 Investment Conference.
The real enemies in the active/passive debate are not those who take the opposite view, but the polarizing extremists.
Fairholme Fund isn't the only one struggling in 2011.