Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser unpacks the week's M&A news and consumer data to see who's in a buying mood.
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.
Although European banks are trying to build a large buffer against continental turmoil, the risks are still there, according to Morningstar's Erin Davis.
The Artio International manager says most of the world's governments face issues similar to Greece, and precious metals will be the winners in the medium term.
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