A strong and growing dividend can be a great signal of a quality stock for any kind of investor.
Low-volatility strategies look attractive for developed-markets exposure today, says Morningstar's Sam Lee.
There's no shortage of concerns for investors, but a recent reprieve in Europe, decent domestic growth (relatively speaking), double-digit stock gains, and a reviving housing market are worth an ounce of appreciation.
Morningstar's Heather Brilliant details our 10-year track record for stocks, particularly the strong outperformance of 5-star names with competitive advantages.
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