Active management isn't for everyone, but engaged and disciplined stock investors with long time horizons can achieve good results, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
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StockInvestor editor Paul Larson discusses the importance of investing in companies that can compound their intrinsic values, buying on the cheap, avoiding stop-loss orders, and more.
The financial crisis proved that tumultuous events can and do happen, and investors need to keep a long-term perspective in a market that is incredibly short-term focused, says StockInvestor editor Paul Larson .
StockInvestor editor Paul Larson details recent changes to Morningstar's Wide Moat Focus Index, noting how the rally in wide-moat names could have them more fairly priced than lower-quality stocks.
ITC boasts much higher returns on capital and significantly lower risk than other utilities thanks to its friendlier regulatory situation, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
After lowering our forecast for oil and gas prices, fair values across the energy sector have generally dropped, but some E&P and midstream names are reasonably valued, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
Investors should compare share price to intrinsic value and also consider their alternatives before making a move, says StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina.
Tax advantages and economic moats allow master limited partnerships to offer investors much more than just high yields, says Morningstar's Paul Larson .
Competitive advantages improved for one health-care firm, while a spin-off at another narrowed its moat, says Morningstar's Paul Larson in his discussion on recent moat-rating upgrades and downgrades.