Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Berkshire's stake in a $28 billion deal, Avon's not-so-pretty 1% sales growth, and more.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: a steep 41% dividend cut, a surprising 12% sales gain, and more.
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.
Several opposing factors were at play in January's retail sales report, but a broader view suggests consumers are still hanging in there, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Client events are essential for maintaining a strong book of business. Financial planners offered several pieces of specific advice for advisors interested in holding great events.
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