The overall growth picture looks quite weak, but valuations of European stocks look compelling, says Morningstar OBSR's Peter Toogood.
A growth element is important to help protect you against rising interest rates, says senior analyst Travis Miller.
Day 5: This utility could be raising its dividend by 5%-8% a year, for many years to come, says Morningstar's Josh Peters.
Recent Morningstar research shows that while some buys exist across the equity fund universe, many areas, such as dividend-paying stocks, are close to fully valued.
Amidst concerns among market participants of a 'great rotation' out of fixed income into equities, Barclays strategists released a report Thursday assessing whether this might happen in the muni market.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has announced the launch of five new ETNs that track the RICI Enhanced Commodity Indices.
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