Following is a roundup of stocks that recently jumped to 5 stars. By way of background, we award a stock 5 stars when it trades at a suitably large discount--i.e., a margin of safety--to our fair value estimate. Thus, when a stock hits 5-star territory, we consider it an especially compelling ...
Morningstar's Sam Lee takes a look at mortgage REITs.
When picking high-yield or dividend-themed funds, it's important to focus on quality.
Funds with a lot riding on housing.
How to profit from recent troubles in real estate.
We assess the chances for one of these beleaguered firms.
Week ending March 9: Stocks make up ground after major slide.
As 2005 draws to a close, our performance continues to be solid all around, with some bright spots and a few areas for further improvement. Our contrarian stance on large-cap and energy stocks has weighed on our results recently, but we're still confident that those calls will work out in the end. ...