As retailers have fallen under pressure to start the year, we look at retail ETFs for investors who see a buying opportunity.
As the eyes of the world turn to the ECB, some are beginning to worry about the strength of the U.S. economy.
The boost from declining rates may be over, but macroeconomic fundamentals in the U.S. should generally be supportive of credit risk.
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Corporate credit spreads are fairly valued--albeit at the tight end of the range that we view as fairly valued.
We are concerned about a slow start to U.S. light-vehicle sales this year, but we expect improvement once the cold abates.
Lousy weather and weak holiday results make the sector a relative bargain.
In Session 1 of the 2013 Morningstar Individual Investor Conference, Northern Trust's Katie Nixon, Charlie Bobrinskoy of Ariel, and Morningstar's Bob Johnson tackle today's macro questions on government policy, economic growth, inflation, and more.
Although the interest rate spread between corporates and Treasuries looks reasonable, because interest rates themselves are so low, corporate bond investors aren't being adequately compensated on an all-in basis, says Morningstar's Dave Sekera.
Widening investment-grade credit spreads and rising interest rates lead to losses.