New research shows that holding unpopular stocks and avoiding hot ones can lead to outperformance over time, says Zebra Capital Management's Roger Ibbotson.
As growth concerns linger in China and the U.S., central-bank policy in Europe appears to be having its desired effect, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
International-equity funds--particularly currency-hedged funds--were the biggest beneficiaries of new investor dollars in March, continuing a broader trend over the last several years.
Running global macro strategies, Bronze-rated UBS Dynamic Alpha and MFS Global Alternative Strategies have benefited from currency and equity market volatility.
AT&T may have a dividend yield of more than 5%, but Verizon's dividend-growth rate and smart capital-allocation decisions point to better total-return prospects, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
High potential capital gains exposure, high turnover, and investor redemptions can mean higher tax bills for fundholders.
Picking up on changing dining trends, fast-casual restaurants--including these intriguing investment names--have outpaced quick-service and casual dining.
Plus, strong results push Netflix shares further out of reach this week, while Google stock gets more interesting as European regulators make a move.
We no longer believe that HP's business entities benefit from sustainable competitive advantages.
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