Morningstar ETF Invest Conference panelists discuss the similarities, differences, and appeal of these two strategies in today's low-growth, low-return, and high-volatility market.
Although the tech sector hasn't had the best earnings season, Apple, Microsoft, and others still have solid long-term fundamentals and are trading at attractive discounts.
Given its strong growth, Apple is a less expensive stock today than it was two to four years ago, says RS Growth's Allison Thacker.
The iPad and Apple's increasingly dominant mobile platform could be a catalyst for moat upgrade, says Morningstar's Toan Tran--but there's a fly in the ointment.
Recent controversies involving Herbalife and Apple could be related to abuses aided by the shareholder democracy movement, according to The New York Times.
Throughout much of the 80s and 90s, Apple (AAPL) played second fiddle to Microsoft (MSFT) and IBM in terms of size and stature.
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