Look for these key characteristics, as well as some top picks, when shopping for inflation-beating stocks.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina explains why a fairly valued stock should outperform both cash and bonds over the long run.
Its wide moat and low-beta end markets should support the shares in a downturn.
From moats to fair value to stewardship, we explain the key pillars of our approach to equities.
High shipping costs prevent low-priced imports from entering these companies' markets.
Investors need to optimize total return with a good mix of dividend yield, growth, and quality, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
These management teams should be good stewards of shareholder capital in today's uncertain environment.
Basic materials companies are in a period of very mixed near-term outlook in terms of end-market demand.
Commodities are a big part of these funds' portfolios, for better and for worse.
In an overall fairly valued market, it's time to be selective.